We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We Will be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda

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Picador, 2000 - Genocide - 355 pages
In April 1994, the Rwandan government called upon everyone in the Hutu majority to kill each member of the Tutsi minority, and over the next three months 800,000 Tutsis perished in the most unambiguous case of genocide since Hitler's war against the Jews. Philip Gourevitch's haunting work is an anatomy of the war in Rwanda, a vivid history of the tragedy's background, and an unforgettable account of its aftermath. One of the most acclaimed books of the year, this account will endure as a chilling document of our time.

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User Review  - hemlokgang - www.librarything.com

I didn't finish this history of the conflict between the Hutus & Tutsis in Rwanda because it was, frankly, boring. However, I did listen to it for about 4 hours and set it down with a couple of ... Read full review

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User Review  - larryerick - LibraryThing

This is not an easy book to review. Rwanda and the world's response to it is a mess. The genocide in Rwanda is an important subject, not only for the fact that it happened, but also because it is ... Read full review

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