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Shake hands with the devil : the failure of humanity in Rwanda

Auteur : Roméo Dallaire; Brent Beardsley
Éditeur : New York, NY : Carroll & Graf ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2005.
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Biography : English : 1st Carroll & Graf trade pbk. edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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Résumé :
A Canadian general and former United Nations peacekeeper shares his harrowing eyewitness account of the genocide in Rwanda, revealing how he and his men managed to rescue thousands of people despite the orgy of bloodletting that was erupting all around them. Reprint.
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Genre/forme : History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Canadian
Personne nommée : Roméo Dallaire; Roméo Dallaire
Type d’ouvrage : Biography
Format : Book
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Roméo Dallaire; Brent Beardsley
ISBN : 0786715103 9780786715107 0786714875 9780786714872
Numéro OCLC : 57358385
Description : xxv, 562 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contenu : My father told me three things --
"Rwanda, that's in Africa isn't it?" --
"Check out Rwanda and you're in charge" --
Enemies holding hands --
The clock is ticking --
The first milestones --
The shadow force --
Assassination and ambush --
Easter without a resurrection of hope --
An explosion at Kigali Airport --
To go or to stay? --
Lack of resolution --
Accountants of the slaughter --
The turquoise invasion --
Too much, too late.
Responsabilité : Roméo Dallaire ; with Brent Beardsley.

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A Canadian general and former United Nations peacekeeper shares his harrowing eyewitness account of the genocide in Rwanda, revealing how he and his men managed to rescue thousands of people despite the orgy of bloodletting that was erupting all around them. Reprint.

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"Toronto Globe and Mail" Almost certainly the most important book published in Canada this year. "Quill & Quire" ["Shake Hands with the Devil"] is an affidavit for an indictment an indictment of the Lire la suite...

 
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