Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust

February 10, 2006|
Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust by Immaculee Ilibagiza
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Immaculee Ilibagiza grew up in a country she loved, surrounded by a family she cherished. But in 1994 her idyllic world was ripped apart as Rwanda descended into a bloody genocide. Immaculee''s family was brutally murdered during a killing spree that lasted three months and claimed the lives of nearly a million Rwandans. Incredibly, Immaculee survived the slaughter. For 91 days, she and seven other women huddled silently together in the cramped bathroom of a local pastor while hundreds of machete-wielding killers hunted for them.  It was during those endless hours of unspeakable terror that Immaculee discovered the power of prayer, eventually shedding her fear of death and forging a profound and lasting relationship with God. She emerged from her bathroom hideout having discovered the meaning of truly unconditional love-a love so strong she was able seek out and forgive her family''s killers. The triumphant story of this remarkable young woman''s journey through the darkness of genocide will inspire anyone whose life has been touched by fear, suffering, and loss.
Immaculée Ilibagiza was born in Rwanda and studied electronic and mechanical engineering at the National University. She lost most of her family during the 1994 genocide. Four years later, she emigrated to the United States and began working at the United Nations in New York City. She is now a full-time public speaker and writer. In 2...
Title:Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
Product dimensions:240 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.66 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.66 in
Published:February 10, 2006
Publisher:Hay House
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781401908973

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