AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

THE BOY ON THE BEACH My Family's Escape from Syria and Our Hope for a New Home

by | Read by Soneela Nankani

Biography & Memoir • 8 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2018

At the end of the summer of 2015, the image of Alan Kurdi, the 3-year-old Syrian migrant boy whose body washed up onshore after a failed attempt to cross the Mediterranean, circulated worldwide and remains indelible. His story, and that of his family, is narrated by Soneela Nankani, who treats the entire account with tenderness and sorrow. Nankani retells the complicated series of decisions that led up to the crossing, as faced by Alan's aunt, Tima Kurdi. We learn about the process of applying for naturalization in Canada, as well as the various expenses involved in immigrating. She brings across these personal details of the Kurdi family with a familiarity that makes the listener feel as though they are close friends or relatives. M.R. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2018]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2018

DD ISBN $17.00

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×