Salt to the Sea

Salt to the Sea

by

Ruta Sepetys

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Salt to the Sea: 172. Florian Summary & Analysis

Summary
Analysis
Florian had been sure he was going to die. Now, he has a new lease on life. Soldiers are going from person to person asking for their information. Florian, who has no papers, wonders “Who was I?” and “Who did I want to be?”
Florian has spent the novel using his altered identification papers to guarantee himself safe passage on his mission. Now, he has a final chance to determine what he wants his future to look like, and it all depends on who he claims to be.
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