A Thousand Hills: Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It

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John Wiley & Sons, May 4, 2009 - History - 400 pages
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A Thousand Hills: Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It is the story of Paul Kagame, a refugee who, after a generation of exile, found his way home. Learn about President Kagame, who strives to make Rwanda the first middle-income country in Africa, in a single generation. In this adventurous tale, learn about Kagame’s early fascination with Che Guevara and James Bond, his years as an intelligence agent, his training in Cuba and the United States, the way he built his secret rebel army, his bloody rebellion, and his outsized ambitions for Rwanda.
  

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Review: A Thousand Hills: Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It

User Review  - Sigis - Goodreads

One of the best book on history of Rwanda. Exceptionally well written and provides deep understanding of genocide. Powerful and shocking book which is hard to put down. It raises questions which has no answers. Read full review

Review: A Thousand Hills: Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It

User Review  - Kerry Zukus - Goodreads

A fantastic overview of Rwanda, from its roots, through its horrid genocide, through to today, where it has demonstrated one of the greatest turnarounds in any nation's history. A must-read. Read full review

Contents

Title Page
Chapter3THATSWHYI SURVIVED
CREATURES FROM ANOTHER WORLD
Chapter 7WE JUST DIDNT GET
NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX
Copyright

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Stephen Kinzer is an award-winning foreign correspondent who has worked in more than fifty countries on five continents. He has been New York Times bureau chief in Istanbul, Berlin, and Managua, Nicaragua. He is the coauthor of Bitter Fruit: The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala, and author of Blood of Brothers: Life and War in Nicaragua; Crescent and Star: Turkey Between Two Worlds; All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror; and Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq. His Web site is www.stephenkinzer.com.

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