In The Shadow Of 10,000 Hills by Jennifer HauptIn The Shadow Of 10,000 Hills by Jennifer Haupt

In The Shadow Of 10,000 Hills

byJennifer Haupt

Paperback | April 1, 2018

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In 1968, a disillusioned and heartbroken Lillian Carlson left Atlanta after the assassination of Martin Luther King. She found meaning in the hearts of orphaned African children and cobbled together her own small orphanage in the Rift Valley alongside the lush forests of Rwanda.

Three decades later, in New York City, Rachel Shepherd, lost and heartbroken herself, embarks on a journey to find the father who abandoned her as a young child, determined to solve the enigma of Henry Shepherd, a now-famous photographer.

When an online search turns up a clue to his whereabouts, Rachel travels to Rwanda to connect with an unsuspecting and uncooperative Lillian. While Rachel tries to unravel the mystery of her father's disappearance, she finds unexpected allies in an ex-pat doctor running from his past and a young Tutsi woman who lived through a profound experience alongside her father.

Set against the backdrop of a country grieving and trying to heal after a devastating civil war, follow the intertwining stories of three women who discover something unexpected: grace when there can be no forgiveness.
Jennifer Haupt went to Rwanda as a journalist in 2006, a decade after the genocide that wiped out over a million people, to explore the connections between forgiveness and grief. She spent a month travelling in the 10,000 hills with a guide, interviewing genocide survivors and humanitarian aid workers, and came home to Seattle with som...
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Title:In The Shadow Of 10,000 HillsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:384 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.8 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:April 1, 2018Publisher:Central Avenue PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1771681330

ISBN - 13:9781771681339

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"In her debut novel, Jennifer Haupt explores unforgivable crimes and their lasting impacts on disparate lives, tackling a dark time in history with power and grace." —Mira T. Lee, author of Everything Here is Beautiful