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Running the rift: a novel

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Imagine that a man who was once friendly suddenly spewed hatred. That a girl who flirted with you in the lunchroom refused to look at you. That your coach secretly trained soldiers who would hunt down your family. Jean Patrick Nkuba is a gifted Tutsi boy who dreams of becoming Rwandas first Olympic medal contender in track. When the killing begins, he is forced to flee, leaving behind the woman, the family, and the country he loves. Finding them again is the race of his life.Spanning ten years during which a small nation was undone by ethnic tension and Africas worst genocide in modern times, this novel explores the causes and effects of Rwandas great tragedy from Nkubas point of view. His struggles teach us that the power of love and the resilience of the human spirit can keep us going and ultimately lead to triumph.
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Full title running the rift
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Last Update 2018-05-23 23:09:43PM
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Genocide -- Rwanda -- Fiction, Large type books, Runners (Sports) -- Fiction, Runners (Sports) -- Rwanda -- Fiction, Rwanda -- Fiction, Rwanda -- History -- Civil War, 1994 -- Atrocities -- Fiction, Tutsi (African people) -- Crimes against -- Rwanda -- Fiction
title_display Running the rift : a novel
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title_short Running the rift :
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topic_facet Atrocities, Audiobooks, Crimes against, Fiction, Genocide, History, Large type books, Literature, Runners (Sports), Tutsi (African people)