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Ordinary Man An Autobiography

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ISBN-10: 0143038605

ISBN-13: 9780143038603

Edition: 2007

Authors: Paul Rusesabagina, Tom Zoellner

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The remarkable life story of the man who inspired the film Hotel Rwanda Readers who were moved and horrified by Hotel Rwandawill respond even more intensely to Paul Rusesabaginas unforgettable autobiography. As Rwanda was thrown into chaos during the 1994 genocide, Rusesabagina, a hotel manager, turned the luxurious Hotel Milles Collines into a refuge for more than 1,200 Tutsi and moderate Hutu refugees, while fending off their would-be killers with a combination of diplomacy and deception. In An Ordinary Man, he tells the story of his childhood, retraces his accidental path to heroism, revisits the 100 days in which he was the only thing standing between his guests and a hideous death, and…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 2/27/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Paul Rusesabaginais a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the National Civil Rights Museums 2005 Freedom Award.

Tom Zoellneris a contributing editor forMen's Healthmagazine and has worked as a reporter at theSan Francisco Chronicle, The Salt Lake Tribune,andThe Arizona Republic. The 2002 recipient of the Knight Fellowship in Specialized Reporting, he lives in New York City.