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

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

by Stephen Kinzer

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Overview


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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470120156
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 06/10/2008
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 349
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Stephen Kinzer, an award-winning New York Times correspondent who has reported from more than fifty countries on five continents, is the author of Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq.

Paul Boehmer is a seasoned actor who has appeared on Broadway, film, and television, including The Thomas Crown Affair and All My Children. Coinciding with another of his passions, sci-fi, Paul has been cast in various roles in many episodes of Star Trek.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

1. You Can’t Just Pretend Nothing Happened.

2. Elegant Golden-Red Beauties.

3. That’s Why I Survived.

4. A Glass of Milk.

5. Devastation.

6. Creatures from Another World.

7. We Just Didn’t Get It.

8. This Is a Coup.

9. Madam, They’re Killing My People.

10. What a Farce.

11. Something Really Fills Up in Your Mind.

12. Rwanda Doesn’t Matter.

13. The Tricky Part.

14. When You’re Not Serious, You Can’t Be Correct.

15. Breathless with Fear.

16. Famous for Just One Thing.

17. The Web Grows Big.

18. We Aspire to Be Like Others.

Notes.

Bibliography.

Index.

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"A fascinating account of the near-miracle unfolding before our very eyes.... A very good read." —-Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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