Salt to the Sea

Salt to the Sea

by

Ruta Sepetys

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A German city in the far north of the country, situated on the Baltic Sea.
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Kiel Term Timeline in Salt to the Sea

The timeline below shows where the term Kiel appears in Salt to the Sea. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
90. Florian
Family and Community vs. Selfishness  Theme Icon
...later. Joana tells Florian that she is aboard the Wilhelm Gustloff, which is going to Kiel, near the Danish border, where Anni might be. (full context)
114. Joana
Memory and Survival  Theme Icon
Family and Community vs. Selfishness  Theme Icon
...the end of the voyage. It will only take the ship two days to reach Kiel, and then hopefully Joana will be able to reunite with her mother. (full context)
132. Florian
Agency, Willpower, and Fate Theme Icon
Family and Community vs. Selfishness  Theme Icon
Waiting in the chimney, Florian considers the future. He plans to try and get from Kiel to Denmark where his sister, Anni, is living with their great aunt. He has the... (full context)
135. Florian
Agency, Willpower, and Fate Theme Icon
Joana has finished cutting Florian’s hair. They discuss what they’ll do once they land in Kiel. Both will try to contact their respective families. They make a plan to meet up... (full context)