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Between shades of gray written by: ruta sepetys by: lauren jones plot question 1: what is the central problem of the story lina vilkas, her brother, and mother were taken from their home by the nkvd, while her father is arrested. Book: between shades of gray by book: between shades of gray by ruta sepetys synopsis: lina vilkas and her family were living happily in lithuania at the start of wwii, but everything changed when the fire nation attacked—basically, the whole baltic region was annexed by the ussr and hundreds of innocent people were. At a time when teen fiction is dominated by vampires, werewolves and time travel, first-time author ruta sepetys has written a novel whose horrors are all too real exposing the agonies endured by victims of josef stalin’s regime, between shades of gray grips readers from the first page with its. Between shades of gray quotes evaluation of the book - rutha lives with her husband in tennessee between shades of gray was her first novel 17 years old.
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