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Inside The Hotel Rwanda

Author : Edouard Kayihura
ISBN : 9781937856731
Genre : History
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A survivor of the 1994 Rwandan genocide reveals what really went on at the famed Hotel des Mille Collines. 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 Hôtel des Mille Collines during the genocide against the Tutsi in 1994. Because of the film, the real-life Rusesabagina has been compared to Oskar Schindler. In this first-person account, survivor Edouard Kayihura tells his own personal story of what life was really like during those harrowing days within the walls of that infamous hotel, and offers the testimonies of others who survived there, from Hutu and Tutsi to UN peacekeepers. In the wake of Hotel Rwanda’s international success, the author reveals, Rusesabagina is one of today’s most well-known Rwandans—but has become the face of the very Hutu Power groups who drove the genocide. He is accused by the Rwandan prosecutor general of being a genocide negationist and funding the terrorist group Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). This book exposes the Hollywood hero as a profiteering and politically ambitious Hutu Power sympathizer who extorted money from those who sought refuge, threatening to send those who did not pay to the génocidaires, despite pleas from the hotel’s corporate ownership to stop. Inside the Hotel Rwanda is at once a harrowing memoir, a critical deconstruction of a heralded Hollywood movie, and a political analysis aimed at exposing a falsely created public image.

An Ordinary Man

Author : Paul Rusesabagina
ISBN : 074758558X
Genre : Genocide
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Confronting killers with a combination of diplomacy, flattery, and deception, Paul Rusesabagina managed to shelter more than 1,200 Tutsis and moderate Hutus in the Hotel Des Milles Collines, of which he was manager, while homicidal mobs raged outside with machetes during the Rwandan genocide. His autobiography will bring the reader inside the hotel during those 100 days, relate the anguish of those who saw loved ones hacked to pieces, and describe Rusesabagina's ambivalence at pouring the Scotch and lighting the cigars of killers in the Swimming Pool bar, even as he was trying to cram as many refugees as possible inside the guest rooms upstairs. The book will explore Rusesabagina's inner life as he discusses the racial complexity within his own life (he is a Hutu married to a Tutsi) and his complete enstrangement from the madness that surrounded him during the genocide. An Ordinary Manwill ask the question- what causes an entire nation to go insane? Rusesabagina will also discuss the responsibilities of ordinary people caught up in extraordinary events and explore the tremendous power of words to sow hatred, but also to bring life and hope.

Hotel Rwanda

Author : Keir Pearson
ISBN : UOM:39015061426287
Genre : Performing Arts
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The making of the motion picture "Hotel Rwanda."

Culture Trauma And Conflict

Author : Nico Carpentier
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123389590
Genre : Social Science
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To increase our understanding of the pervasiveness and destructiveness of the institution of war, we need to mobilize all possible frameworks of knowledge. This book focuses on the diversity of media that generate meanings and definitions of past and contemporary wars. It also focuses on torture and incarceration.

Nations And Nationalism

Author : Guntram H. Herb
ISBN : 1851099077
Genre : History, Modern - 18th century
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Love Prevails

Author : Rutagengwa, Jean Bosco
ISBN : 9781608337767
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Twenty-five years ago in April 1994, a savage campaign of genocide was unleashed against the Tutsis of Rwanda. The violence of a hundred days left as many as a million people dead. This personal narrative tells the story of two survivors--Jean Bosco and his fiancée Christine. While most of their family members perished, they managed to escape to what is now famous as the Hotel Rwanda. Their story of survival is at once a love story and a harrowing inside look at what happens when a country is overrun by evil. But it is also a story of faith--an effort to find God in the midst of horror--and of their subsequent struggles to find meaning, healing, and reconciliation"--

Global War Crimes Tribunal Collection The Rwanda Tribunal

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105063949130
Genre : International criminal courts
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Global Rhythm

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ISBN : UCSD:31822034437749
Genre : Popular music
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Appealing Subjects

Author : Randall Jay Williams
ISBN : UCSD:31822009466947
Genre : Decolonization
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The Hollywood Reporter

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105132645107
Genre : Motion pictures
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Inside Seka

Author : Seka
ISBN : 1593932723
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"The Mount Rushmore of Adult Entertainment has four heads: John Holmes, Marilyn Chambers, Jenna Jameson, and Seka. That's it; there ain't no more." - Bill Margold, famed adult film actor, agent, producer, director, and activist Seka-The Platinum Princess, the Marilyn Monroe of Porn, the queen of XXX cinema's Golden Age, and John Holmes' favorite leading lady. Seka is a legendary performer in the annals of adult cinema, and many would say the greatest. Seka's name was so big in XXX that her name above the title was not enough-her name had to be in the title! Seka's real life story, though, is as enigmatic as her screen persona. She was never a victim-on-screen or off. This is no tale of remorse, abuse, or self-destructive behavior. Seka was post-feminist before the term was born. Inside Seka is the story of a survivor, a trailblazer, and an icon-still one of the most popular and famous porn stars ever; the last of the natural beauties. "Before the Jennas, the Bree Olsons, or the Savannas, the undisputed blonde bombshell of XXX movies was Seka, which makes her story so important in the history of adult entertainment." - Ron Jeremy, porn legend, holder of the Guinness Book of World Records for "Most Appearances in Adult Films." "From calling the shots in a film genre in the days when it was completely controlled by men, to standing and being heard at the infamous Meese Commission, Seka shatters the myth of the poor little victim who lost her way. Don't expect excuses and apologies. This is one blonde bombshell who lives by her own rules." - Candida Royalle, author, entrepreneur, and erotic film pioneer "She was one of the hottest girls in the XXX business, able to seduce any man she wanted. So it should come as no surprise that her story is riveting." - Larry Flynt, Hustler magazine Kerry Zukus is the author, co-author, or ghostwriter of over 40 books, including From Harvard to Hell and Back, the upcoming Inside the Hotel Rwanda, and Book of the Month Club Feature Selection The Fourth House.

The United Nations And Rwanda 1993 1996

Author : Naciones Unidas. Departamento de Información Pública
ISBN : UOM:39015037836791
Genre : Political Science
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Book contains an overview of peace efforts in Rwanda, and the role of the UN, as well as a chronology and text of UN documents (letters, resolutions, statements).


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ISBN : UCSD:31822037193141
Genre : Arts
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ISBN : UVA:X006188344
Genre : African American musicians
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Uganda Confidential

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105112757542
Genre : Uganda
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Media Review Digest

Author : C. Edward Wall
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025914875
Genre : Audio-visual materials
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Body Soul

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105121666312
Genre : Health
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The News

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105123009875
Genre : Nigeria
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The Catholic Periodical And Literature Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015066132203
Genre : Catholic literature
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Film Review

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105121653427
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