Daina Jurika-Owen does a wonderful job in bringing these stories -- both heartbreaking and inspiring -- to readers. This is a book about courage, about the dreams of millions of people fleeing their countries, but it is also a book about the long road to freedom these people have had to travel. The book answers the question: What does it feel like to be a refugee? Readers are introduced to compelling characters and powerful stories that will bring tears to their eyes and inspire a deep sense of pathos in them. It is a compelling indictment of war and violence and man's inhumanity to man. I couldn't help thinking about a powerful video documentary as I turned from one page to the next, encountering the characters and their tenacity and grit as I read through Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives: Refugee Life Stories.
Reviewed By Romuald Dzemo for Readers' Favorite
About the Author
Her "Ten Cultures, Twenty Lives: Refugee Life Stories" was just recognized with a silver medal in 2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY Awards), in category of Current Events-II (social issues/humanitarian).