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Land of a thousand hills : my life in Rwanda

Author: Rosamond Halsey Carr; Ann Howard Halsey
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Plume, [2000]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1949, Rosamond Halsey Carr, a young fashion illustrator living in New York City accompanied her dashing hunter-explorer husband to what was then the Belgian Congo. This thrilling memoir is a testament to her life in Rwanda--a love affair with a country and a people that has spanned half a century. Following 1994's Hutu-Tutsi genocide, the author turned her plantation into a shelter for the lost and orphaned  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Rosamond Halsey Carr; Rosamond Halsey Carr
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosamond Halsey Carr; Ann Howard Halsey
ISBN: 0452282020 9780452282025
OCLC Number: 45303696
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 248 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Kenneth --
The journey --
The kivu --
Buniole --
The overseer --
Return to Buniole --
The europeans --
Cecil.
Responsibility: Rosamond Halsey Carr with Ann Howard Halsey.

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In 1949, Rosamond Halsey Carr, a young fashion illustrator living in New York City accompanied her dashing hunter-explorer husband to what was then the Belgian Congo. This thrilling memoir is a testament to her life in Rwanda--a love affair with a country and a people that has spanned half a century. Following 1994's Hutu-Tutsi genocide, the author turned her plantation into a shelter for the lost and orphaned children, work she continued for many years.

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