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From bloodshed to hope in Burundi : our embassy years during genocide

Author: Robert Krueger; Kathleen Tobin Krueger
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007.
Series: Focus on American history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The story of Burundi is not simply about Africans or Americans, but about all of us. Compelling and heartrending account of Ambassador Kruger and his wife.
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Genre/Form: Erlebnisbericht
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Krueger, Robert, 1935-
From bloodshed to hope in Burundi.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608376417
Online version:
Krueger, Robert, 1935-
From bloodshed to hope in Burundi.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007
(OCoLC)625833404
Named Person: Robert Krueger; Kathleen Tobin Krueger; Kathleen Tobin Krueger; Robert Krueger
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Krueger; Kathleen Tobin Krueger
ISBN: 9780292714861 0292714866
OCLC Number: 77048097
Description: xviii, 308 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: The coup : Burundi's army kills its president --
Burundi's tortured history, its champion of democracy, and its legacy of assassination --
From Washington to Burundi --
The embassy and the countryside : massacres explored --
Government at a standstill --
Christmas in Bujumbura : grenades, gunfire, and curfew --
Quiet heroes --
No white hats for the Rwandan Patriotic Army --
Telling the truth draws threats of assassination --
Democracy eaten away : the crocodile is never satisfied --
The standoff --
A life of contrast --
The convent and the camp --
Burundi at War and at peace, and from the sky --
The dark curtain : a family divided --
Gasorwe : hundreds massacred and a reporter murdered --
Vortex of violence --
Ambushed on a mountain road --
Interlude : three missionaries --
Epiphany : going home.
Series Title: Focus on American history series.
Responsibility: Robert and Kathleen Tobin Krueger ; foreword by Desmond Tutu.
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An eyewitness account of both a horrific and persistent genocide and of the efforts of many courageous individuals to build a more just society in Burundi.  Read more...

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