OLDER FICTION
Fountain, Ele

Refugee 87

(4) YA Adolescent Shif is taken from his home (country unnamed) to a desert prison, where he becomes "Refugee 87," doomed to certain death. He escapes, makes his way to the coast, and boards a boat for European shores. The story, inspired by true events, is unevenly paced yet gripping, vivid, and often poetic.

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