Book cover of Cast Away: True Stories of Survival from Europe's Refugee Crisis by Charlotte McDonald-Gibsonby Charlotte McDonald-Gibson 

Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence 2017

“Galvanizing and deeply compassionate.”
O Magazine

From Time magazine’s European Union correspondent, a powerful exploration of the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean, told through the stories of migrants who have made the perilous journey into Europe

In 2015, more than one million migrants and refugees, most fleeing war-torn countries in Africa and the Middle East, attempted to make the perilous journey into Europe. Around three thousand lost their lives as they crossed the Mediterranean and Aegean in rickety boats provided by unscrupulous traffickers, including over seven hundred men, women, and children in a single day in April 2015.

Interview with the Author

Podcast art for Library Talks from the New York Public LibraryLibrary Talks 
Charlotte McDonald-Gibson, Bernstein Award Finalist
5/1/17            61 min

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