Season Of Blood: A Rwandan Journey

Paperback | September 1, 1997

byFergal Keane

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When President Habyarimana’s jet was shot down in April 1994, Rwanda erupted into a hundred-day orgy of killing – which left up to a million dead. Fergal Keane travelled through the country as the genocide was continuing, and his powerful analysis reveals the terrible truth behind the headlines. ‘A tender, angry account … As well as being a scathing indictment – Keane says the genocide inflicted on the Tutsis was planned well in advance by Hutu leaders – this is a graphic view of news-gathering in extremis. It deserves to become a classic’ Independent.

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An award-winning journalist goes beyond the headlines to reveal the real story of Rwanda's devastating genocide. Fergal Keane recounts how ordinary people were caught in a nightmare of manipulation and massacre an encounter with unimaginable evil. Released in hardcover by Viking, "Season of Blood" was awarded Britain's prestigious Orwe...

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When President Habyarimana’s jet was shot down in April 1994, Rwanda erupted into a hundred-day orgy of killing – which left up to a million dead. Fergal Keane travelled through the country as the genocide was continuing, and his powerful analysis reveals the terrible truth behind the headlines. ‘A tender, angry account … As well as b...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.74 × 5.1 × 0.53 inPublished:September 1, 1997Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140247602

ISBN - 13:9780140247602

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Map of Rwanda
Prologue: Bloodlines
Chapter One: Travellers
Chapter Two: Rebels
Chapter Three: Orphans
Chapter Four: Nyarubuye
Chapter Five: A Servant of the People
Chapter Six: Siege
Chapter Seven: Borderlands
Chapter Eight: Killers
Epilogue: Blood Following
A Chronology of Genocide

From Our Editors

An award-winning journalist goes beyond the headlines to reveal the real story of Rwanda's devastating genocide. Fergal Keane recounts how ordinary people were caught in a nightmare of manipulation and massacre an encounter with unimaginable evil. Released in hardcover by Viking, "Season of Blood" was awarded Britain's prestigious Orwell Prize for the best political book of 1995