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Murambi : the book of bones

Author: Boubacar Boris Diop; Fiona Mc Laughlin
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2006.
Series: Modern African writing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In April of 1994, nearly a million Rwandans were killed in what would prove to be one of the swiftest, most terrifying killing sprees of the 20th century. In Murambi, The Book of Bones, Boubacar Boris Diop comes face to face with the chilling horror and overwhelming sadness of the tragedy. Now, the power of Diop's acclaimed novel is available to English-speaking readers through Fiona Mc Laughlin's crisp  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Diop, Boubacar Boris, 1946-
Murambi.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607802213
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Boubacar Boris Diop; Fiona Mc Laughlin
ISBN: 0253218527 9780253218520 0253347548 9780253347541
OCLC Number: 61529830
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xii, 181 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1: Fear and anger --
Michel Serumundo --
Faustin Gasana --
Jessica --
2: The return of Cornelius --
3: Genocide --
Aloys Ndasingwa --
Marina Nkusi --
Jessica --
Rosa Karemera --
Doctor Joseph Karekezi --
Jessica --
Colonel Étienne Perrin --
Jessica --
4: Murambi.
Series Title: Modern African writing.
Other Titles: Murambi.
Responsibility: Boubacar Boris Diop ; translated by Fiona Mc Laughlin ; with a foreword by Eileen Julien.
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[This novel] comes closer than have many political scientists or historians to trying to understand why this small country . . . sank in such appalling violence. * Radio France International * An Read more...

 
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