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We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories From Rwanda - Philip Gourevitch

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories From Rwanda

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories From Rwanda

4,44 41 5 Scritto da: Philip Gourevitch Letto da: Philip Gourevitch
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With an introduction by Rory Stewart

Winner of the Guardian First Book award, a first-hand account one of the defining outrages of modern history.

All at once, as it seemed, something we could have only imagined was upon us - and we could still only imagine it. This is what fascinates me most in existence: the peculiar necessity of imagining what is, in fact, real.

In 1994, the Rwandan government orchestrated a campaign of extermination, in which everyone in the Hutu majority was called upon to murder everyone in the Tutsi minority. Close to a million people were slaughtered in a hundred days, and the rest of the world did nothing to stop it. A year later, Philip Gourevitch went to Rwanda to investigate the most unambiguous genocide since Hitler's war against the Jews.

Hailed by the Guardian as one of the hundred greatest nonfiction books of all time, We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families is a first-hand account one of the defining outrages of modern history, an unforgettable anatomy of Rwanda's decimation. As riveting as it is moving, it is a profound reckoning with humanity's betrayal and its perseverance.
Lingua: Inglese Categoria: Storia Traduttore:

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Editore: Picador
Pubblicato: 2019-04-18
Durata: 10H 22Min
ISBN: 9781529028676
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