Season Of Blood: A Rwandan Journey by Fergal KeaneSeason Of Blood: A Rwandan Journey by Fergal Keane

Season Of Blood: A Rwandan Journey

byFergal Keane

Paperback | September 1, 1997

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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.
Fergal Keane was a BBC correspondent in Africa for more than ten years. He is now its Asia correspondent, based in Hong Kong. Keane was born in London and grew up in Dublin. He was educated at Presentation Brothers College in Cork, where Keane engaged in the debate society, where he won a Gold Medal for Public Speaking. Keane is the au...
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Title:Season Of Blood: A Rwandan JourneyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.81 × 5.14 × 0.56 inPublished:September 1, 1997Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140247602

ISBN - 13:9780140247602

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from the true horror of tribal violence Brings to light the human face of a war that turned into genocide. How this could have happened in the 20th century boggles the imagination.
Date published: 2017-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Season of Blood A BBC journalist enters Rwanda during the 1994 war that led to the genocide of more than one million Tutsi and moderate Hutus by extremists. He looks for the truth and reality of the war from both sides, giving a vivid account of the massacre, as well as the conditions that fleeing refugees were subjected to. Informative, historical and heartwrenching.
Date published: 1999-04-19

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