Running the Rift

Running the Rift

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Running the Rift follows Jean Patrick Nkuba, a gifted Rwandan boy, from the day he knows that running will be his life to the moment he must run to save his life, a ten-year span in which his country is undone by the Hutu-Tutsi tensions. Born a Tutsi, he is thrust into a world where it's impossible to stay apolitical-where the man who used to sell you gifts for your family now spews hatred, where the girl who flirted with you in the lunchroom refuses to look at you,… (more)

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This touching story gets under the skin of Rwandan society, but the genocide of the 1990s was so terrible it seems scarcely possible to contain it within the pages of a novel.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Algonquin Books (January 03, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Bellwether Prize 2010 winner


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