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Book Title: Running the Rift|
The author of the book: Naomi Benaron
ISBN 13: 9781851689217
Format files: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
The size of the: 6.70 MB
Edition: Oneworld Publications
Date of issue: April 4th 2012
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Jean Patrick Nkuba dreams of becoming the first Rwandan to run in the Olympics. But Jean Patrick is a Tutsi and his kind are not supposed to win.
When the president's assassination plummets the country into suden and bloody chaos, Jean Patrick is left without protection and without any choice. He must run: from his home, from his family, from the woman he loves. Finding them again will be the race of his life.
Evoking the raw beauty of Rwanda and the tragedy of its recent past, Running the Rift is a truly stunning novel of a people's trauma, of lives lost, and loves salvaged.
Read information about the authorNaomi Benaron won the 2010 Bellwether Prize for Fiction for her novel RUNNING THE RIFT, forthcoming from Algonquin books. She earned an MFA from Antioch University and an MS in earth sciences from Scripps Institute of Oceanography. She teaches online through UCLA Extension Writers' Program and the Afghan Women's Writing Project. An advocate for African refugees in her community, she has worked extensively with genocide survivor groups in Rwanda. She has won the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction and the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition. She is also an Ironman triathlete."
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