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A Sunday at the pool in Kigali

Author: Gil Courtemanche; Patricia Claxton
Publisher: Toronto : A.A. Knopf Canada : Distributed by Random House of Canada, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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Follows the lives of an eclectic group of individuals who frequent a hotel swimming pool in a Rwandan town including Gentille, a beautiful Hutu often mistaken for a Tutsi, who has long been admired by Bernard Valcourt, a Canadian journalist. As the two slide into a love affair, civil unrest in Rwanda makes insidious progress, engulfing the people around the pool in the chaos of civil war.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gil Courtemanche; Patricia Claxton
ISBN: 0676974813 9780676974812 1400041074 9781400041077
OCLC Number: 51042186
Description: 258 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Dimanche à la piscine à Kigali.
Responsibility: Gil Courtemanche ; translated by Patricia Claxton.
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Follows the lives of an eclectic group of individuals who frequent a hotel swimming pool in a Rwandan town including Gentille, a beautiful Hutu often mistaken for a Tutsi, who has long been admired by Bernard Valcourt, a Canadian journalist. As the two slide into a love affair, civil unrest in Rwanda makes insidious progress, engulfing the people around the pool in the chaos of civil war.

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