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An Ordinary Man: An Autobiography

Author: Rusesabagina, Paul
Zoellner, Tom

Publisher: Penguin Books

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An Ordinary Man: An Autobiography :

The remarkable life story of the man who inspired the film Hotel Rwanda

Readers who were moved and horrified by Hotel Rwanda will respond even more intensely to Paul Rusesabagina’s unforgettable autobiography. As Rwanda was thrown into chaos during the 1994 genocide, Rusesabagina, a hotel manager, turned the luxurious Hotel Milles Collines into a refuge for more than 1,200 Tutsi and moderate Hutu refugees, while fending off their would-be killers with a combination of diplomacy and deception. In An Ordinary Man, he tells the story of his childhood, retraces his accidental path to heroism, revisits the 100 days in which he was the only thing standing between his “guests” and a hideous death, and recounts his subsequent life as a refugee and activist.

Category   Subject
Biography & Autobiography   Historical
Biography & Autobiography   People of Color
Biography & Autobiography   Personal Memoirs

ISBN 13:9780143038603
ISBN 10:0143038605
Size:7.77" l x 5.06" w x 0.57" h
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