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Synopsis: 'I know few books, fiction or non-fiction, as compelling as Philip Gourevitch's account of the Rwandan genocide' Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm 'Like the greatest war reporters, Philip Gourevitch raises the human banner in hell's mouth ...This volume establishes him as the peer of Michael Herr, there is no limit to what we may expect from him' Robert Stone 'Magnificent, terrifying ...Gourevitch's account is factual, unemotional -- and utterly gut-wrenching ...The great achievement of his book is that it allows us to imagine this unimaginable crime ...and those who stood by, human beings all' Irish Times 'A sparkling jewel that shone no matter what angle you looked at it from' Amanda Foreman 'Gourevitch constructs a powerful indictment against international inaction ...In his meticulous journalistic reconstruction he drives home the point that this is a history like any other ...It is also a stark rebuttal of those who have tried to separate what happened in Nazi Germany and what happened in central Africa half a century later' Observer 'Philip Gourevitch has written the book which is the key to these dramatic and terrifying events ...Should be compulsory reading ...for all UN officials involved in peace-keeping operations and humanitarian aid, from the Secretary General on down' Guardian
Review: "Hutus kill Tutsis, then Tutsis kill Hutus--if that's really all there is to it, then no wonder we can't be bothered with it," Philip Gourevitch writes, imagining the response of somebody in a country far from the ethnic strife and mass killings of Rwanda. But the situation is not so simple, and in this complex and wrenching book, he explains why the Rwandan genocide should not be written off as just another tribal dispute.
The "stories" in this book's subtitle are both the author's, as he repeatedly visits this tiny country in an attempt to make sense of what has happened, and those of the people he interviews. These include a Tutsi doctor who has seen much of her family killed over decades of Tutsi oppression, a Schindleresque hotel manager who hid hundreds of refugees from certain death, and a Rwandan bishop who has been accused of supporting the slaughter of Tutsi schoolchildren, and can only answer these charges by saying, "What could I do?" Gourevitch, a staff writer for the New Yorker, describes Rwanda's history with remarkable clarity and documents the experience of tragedy with a sober grace. The reader will ask along with the author: Why does this happen? And why don't we bother to stop it? --Maria Dolan
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Book Description Picador, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: Acceptable. Darkened tan to the page edges. foxing to the page edges. Acceptable: a readable copy. All pages and the cover are intact (dust cover may be missing). Pages can include considerable notes--in pen or highlighter--but notes cannot obscure the text. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0007533937
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001267609
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001208327
Book Description Picador, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Good items may show signs of prior usage and have cover and corners worn, but items is in good overall condition inside and out. May contain stickers/stamps or previous owners name (May contain gift note). For detailed description please contact seller. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001355112
Book Description Picador. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0330371215I5N00
Book Description Picador. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. This book shows minor wear and is in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # G0330371215I4N00
Book Description Picador, 2000. 20 cm, Taschenbuch, Einband leicht bestoßen u. berieben, Seiten u. Schnitt altersbedingt nachgedunkelt, leichte Lesespuren, sonst gut erhalten, ~ Kreditkartenzahlungen bitte erst ab 5,- € (hohe Extragebühren)! Vielen Dank! 355 S., Englisch 296g. Bookseller Inventory # 136186
Book Description Picador. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Very Good. 0330371215 Very Good Condition. Has some wear. Five star seller - Buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory # Z0330371215Z2
Book Description Picador. Book Condition: Acceptable. Used - Acceptable. Sticker on cover. Contains staining. Ex-library with wear and barcode page may have been removed. Bookseller Inventory # Z1-I-008-00854
Book Description Picador, London, 2000. 3rd Edition. PB, 356pp. Unmarked, NEW. L26. Bookseller Inventory # 12439