Not My Time To Die by Yolande Mukagasana

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Not My Time To Die by Yolande Mukagasana Published by: Kuza Press Release Date: 2019 Genre: Nonfiction; Memoir Format: Paperback Length: 199 Source: Bought Yolande Mukagasana is a Rwandan nurse and mother of three children who likes wearing jeans and designer glasses. She runs her own clinic in Nyamirambo and is planning a party for her wedding anniversary. But when genocide starts everything changes. Targeted because she’s a successful woman and a Tutsi, she flees for her life. This gripping memoir describes the betrayal of friends and help that comes from surprising places. Quick-witted and courageous, Yolande never loses hope she […]

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya (with Elizabeth Weil)

The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil Published by: Windmill Books Release Date: 2019 Genre: Nonfiction; Memoir Format: Paperback Length: 265 Source: Review Copy When Clemantine Wamariya was six years old, her world was torn apart. She didn’t know why her parents began talking in whispers, or why her neighbours started disappearing, or why she could hear distant thunder even when the skies were clear. As the Rwandan civil war raged, Clemantine and her sister Claire were forced to flee their home. They ran for hours, then walked for days, not towards anything, just away. they sought […]

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