The Resource Inside the Hotel Rwanda : the Surprising True Story ... and Why it Matters Today, (ebook)

Inside the Hotel Rwanda : the Surprising True Story ... and Why it Matters Today, (ebook)

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Inside the Hotel Rwanda : the Surprising True Story ... and Why it Matters Today
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Inside the Hotel Rwanda
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the Surprising True Story ... and Why it Matters Today
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eng
Summary
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 Hœtel 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 g<U+00da>nocidaires, 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
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Kayihura, Edouard
Dewey number
  • 967.5710431
  • 967.5710431092
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Rusesabagina, Paul
  • Kayihura, Edouard
  • Hotel des milles collines (Kigali, Rwanda)
  • Genocide
  • Rwanda
  • Rwanda
  • Rwanda
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adult
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Inside the Hotel Rwanda : the Surprising True Story ... and Why it Matters Today, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781937856731
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12193062
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remote
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12193062
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MWT12193062
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Inside the Hotel Rwanda : the Surprising True Story ... and Why it Matters Today, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781937856731
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12193062
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12193062
System control number
MWT12193062
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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