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Inside the Hotel Rwanda : what really happened and why it matters today

Author: Edouard Kayihura; Kerry Zukus
Publisher: Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of what happened in the Hotel des Mille Collines during Rwanda's genocide in 1994 as told by Edouard Kayihura, one of the survivors of the incident. Kayihura and other hotel refugees do not endorse Rusesabagina's version of the events, as seen in the 2004 movie Hotel Rwanda.
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Named Person: Paul Rusesabagina; Edouard Kayihura; Edouard Kayihura; Paul Rusesabagina
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edouard Kayihura; Kerry Zukus
ISBN: 9781937856748 1937856747
OCLC Number: 965594273
Description: xxxv, 260 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Divide and rule --
The night the fuse was lit --
Shelter inside a wall --
Dodging machetes --
Thank God I will die with other people --
Sanctuary --
Why?? --
Brother versus brother --
Protectors in baby-blue helmets --
And then everything changed --
Cut off --
Beer and killers --
Like Nixon to China --
To profit from the walking dead --
Names, numbers, collaborators, and betrayers --
Hostages --
The barter of bodies --
Kabuga --
Return to the moonscape --
Justice and rebuilding --
Hollywood --
The freedom to become his real self --
President Rusesabagina? --
Rwanda today.
Responsibility: by Edouard Kayihura and Kerry Zukus.

Abstract:

The story of what happened in the Hotel des Mille Collines during Rwanda's genocide in 1994 as told by Edouard Kayihura, one of the survivors of the incident. Kayihura and other hotel refugees do not endorse Rusesabagina's version of the events, as seen in the 2004 movie Hotel Rwanda.

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"This book offers a window into the real life experience of those who hid in the Hotel des Mille Collines during the 100 days of the genocide. For those who have learned of this story only through Read more...

 
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