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Author Kayihura, Edouard, 1965-

Title Inside the Hotel Rwanda : the Surprising True Story .. and Why it Matters Today..

Publication Info. Dallas : BenBella Books, Incorporated, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (297 pages)
Summary In 2004, the Academy Award?nominated movie Hotel Rwanda lionized hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina for single-handedly saving the lives of all who sought refuge in the Hotel des Milles Collines during Rwanda's genocide against the Tutsi in 1994. Because of the film, the real-life Rusesabagina has been compared to Oskar Schindler, but unbeknownst to the public, the hotel's refugees don't endorse Rusesabagina's version of the events. In the wake of Hotel Rwanda's international success, Rusesabagina is one of the most well-known Rwandans and now the smiling face of the very Hutu Power groups who dro.
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Contents Divide and rule -- The night the fuse was lit -- Shelter inside a wall -- Dodging machetes -- Thank God I will die with other people -- Sanctuary -- Why?? -- Brother versus brother -- Protectors in baby-blue helmets -- And then everything changed -- Cut off -- Beer and killers -- Like Nixon to China -- To profit from the walking dead -- Names, numbers, collaborators, and betrayers -- Hostages -- The barter of bodies -- Kabuga -- Return to the moonscape -- Justice and rebuilding -- Hollywood -- The freedom to become his real self -- President Rusesabagina? -- Rwanda today.
Subject Rusesabagina, Paul, 1954-
Kayihura, Edouard, 1965-
Hotel des milles collines (Kigali, Rwanda)
Genocide -- Rwanda.
Rwanda -- History -- Civil War, 1994 -- Refugees.
Rwanda -- History -- Civil War, 1994 -- Civilian relief.
Rwanda -- History -- Civil War, 1994 -- Personal narratives.
HISTORY / Africa / Central.
Added Author Zukus, Kerry.
Other Form: Print version: Kayihura, Edouard. Inside the Hotel Rwanda : The Surprising True Story ... and Why it Matters Today. Dallas : BenBella Books, Inc., ©2013 9781937856748
ISBN 9781937856731 (ebook)
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