The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

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The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri

Title: The Beekeeper of Aleppo
By: Lefteri, Christy
Published: 2019
Call #: Fiction Lefte.C

Nuri was a beekeeper with his cousin Mustafa in the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppo before the civil war broke out in 2011 and he lost all he loved. His cousin left first but Nuri and his wife Afra were reluctant to leave the place where their families had lived for generations. Finally, they decided to flee as well and join the flood of refugees from conflicts and from poverty who are trying to make their way to safer and better lives in Europe. The dangers, the fears, and the uncertainty prey on the refugees as do other predators, human and inhuman. The stream of refugees is unending, their stories tragic. Though the refugees have lost what they most hold dear, they still must try to hope in order to survive.


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