It is January of 1945 and millions of refugees are fleeing Eastern Europe in advance of the approaching Red Army.  Desperate to reach the Wilhelm Gustoff, a ship that can carry them to freedom are Joana, a Lithuanian nurse, Emelia, a Polish teen, and Floria, a Prussian army deserter.  Each of these carries hidden secrets which must ultimately be faced.  A work of historical fiction based on the true story of the world’s greatest maritime disaster, Salt to the Sea is told from the perspective of each of the