An Ordinary Man

KSh 1,600

April 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide–Read more about the conflict and the amazing life story of the man who inspired the film Hotel Rwanda  in this remarkable account Readers who were moved and horrified by Hotel Rwanda will respond even more intensely to Paul Rusesabagina’s unforgettable autobiography. As Rwanda was thrown into chaos during the 1994 genocide, Rusesabagina, a hotel manager, turned the luxurious Hotel Milles Collines into a refuge for more than 1,200 Tutsi and moderate Hutu refugees, while fending off their would-be killers with a combination of diplomacy and deception.

In An Ordinary Man, he tells the story of his childhood, retraces his accidental path to heroism, revisits the 100 days in which he was the only thing standing between his “guests” and a hideous death, and recounts his subsequent life as a refugee and activist.

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Sub-title: An Autobiography
Author: Paul Rusesabagina , Tom Zoellner
ISBN: 9780143038603
Country: Kenya
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Size (mm): 129.5 x 190.5 x 17.8
Pages: 207
Format: Paperback
Colour: Black and White (Illustrated)
Weight 181g
Language: English
Publication Date:  13 Jun 2009

 

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