Dying to Live

Stories from Refugees on the Road to Freedom

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Danielle Vella
  • Lanham, MD: 
    Rowman & Littlefield
    , February
     204 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.


This book opens a window into the world of people who are forced to flee their homeland to survive: refugees. To understand this world, you'll read the words, stories, hopes, expectations, and often despairs of the refugees themselves. Danielle Vella takes the reader along on her travels from Africa to the Middle East to Europe to the US to meet and interview refugees —and tell their stories. 

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Danielle Vella is director of the International Reconciliation Program for the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS). A journalist, she has also served as publication coordinator for JRS, editor and writer for the African Jesuit AIDS Network, a reporter for Vatican Radio, and a contributor to The Tablet, Times of Malta, and The Malta Independent. She is based in Malta, Italy, and travels internationally for JRS.



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