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Murambi, the Book of Bones

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ISBN-10: 0253023424

ISBN-13: 9780253023421

Edition: 2006

Authors: Boubacar Boris Diop, Fiona Mc Laughlin

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"[W]hat is true of Rwanda is true in each of us; we all share in Africa." --L'Harmattan"[This novel] comes closer than have many political scientists or historians to trying to understand why this small country... sank in such appalling violence." --Radio France InternationalIn April of 1994, nearly a million Rwandans were killed in what would prove to be one of the swiftest, most terrifying killing sprees of the 20th century. In Murambi, The Book of Bones, Boubacar Boris Diop comes face to face with the chilling horror and overwhelming sadness of the tragedy. Now, the power of Diop's acclaimed novel is available to English-speaking readers through Fiona Mc Laughlin's crisp translation. The…    
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 7/11/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.27" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.616

Boubacar Boris Diop is a Senegalese novelist and screenwriter. Murambi, The Book of Bones was nominated by a jury to the Zimbabwe International Book Fair's list of Africa's 100 Best Books of the 20th Century.Fiona Mc Laughlin is Associate Professor of African Languages and Linguistics at the University of Florida, Gainesville.