From the book jacket:
As his country was being torn apart by
violence during the Rwandan genocide of
1994, hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina
refused to bow to the madness that
surrounded him. Confronting killers with a
combination of diplomacy, flattery, and
deception, he offered shelter to more than
twelve hundred members of the Tutsi clan
and Hutu moderates, while homicidal mobs
raged outside with machetes. An Ordinary
Man explores what the Academy
Award-nominated film Hotel Rwanda
could not: the inner life of the man who
became one of the most prominent public
faces of that terrible conflict.
Comment: Rusesabagina relates the full story of his life - growing up as the son of a rural...
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No Man's Land
by Simon Tolkien
Inspired by the experiences of his grandfather, J. R. R. Tolkien, during World War I.
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