Shake Hands With The Devil: The Failure Of Humanity In Rwanda

October 12, 2004|
Shake Hands With The Devil: The Failure Of Humanity In Rwanda by Romeo Dallaire
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A brave, unforgettable first-hand account of the Rwandan genocide by a man almost literally haunted by the dead and by the spectre of his mission''s failure. Marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of this horrific event, this edition includes a new note from Roméo Dallaire.

     Serving in Rwanda in 1993, LGen. Roméo Dallaire and his small peacekeeping force found themselves abandoned by the UN in a vortex of civil war and genocide. With meagre resources to stem the killing, General Dallaire was witness to the murder of 800,000 Rwandans in a hundred days, and returned home broken, disillusioned and suicidal. Shake Hands with the Devil is his return to Rwanda: a searing book that is both an eyewitness account of the failure of humanity to stop the genocide, and the story of General Dallaire''s own struggle to find a measure of peace, reconciliation and hope.
LGEN THE HON. ROMÉO DALLAIRE (Ret) served thirty-five years with the Canadian Armed Forces and worked in the Canadian Senate. His Governor General''s Literary Award-winning book, Shake Hands with the Devil, exposed the failures of the international community to stop the worst genocide in the twentieth century. It has been turned...
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Title:Shake Hands With The Devil: The Failure Of Humanity In Rwanda
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:592 pages, 8.97 X 6 X 1.29 in
Shipping dimensions:592 pages, 8.97 X 6 X 1.29 in
Published:October 12, 2004
Publisher:Random House of Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780679311720

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