A Thousand Hills by Stephen Kinzer
Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It

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A Thousand Hills: Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It is the story of Paul Kagame, a refugee who, after a generation of exile, found his way home. Learn about President Kagame, who strives to make Rwanda the first middle-income country in Africa, in a single generation. In this adventurous tale, learn about Kagame’s early fascination with Che Guevara and James Bond, his years as an intelligence agent, his training in Cuba and the United States, the way he built his secret rebel army, his bloody rebellion, and his outsized ambitions for Rwanda.
 

About Stephen Kinzer

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Stephen Kinzer is the author of Reset, Overthrow, All the Shah's Men, and numerous other books. An award-winning foreign correspondent, he served as the New York Times's bureau chief in Turkey, Germany, and Nicaragua and as the Boston Globe's Latin America correspondent. He teaches international relations at Brown University, and is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and a columnist for The Guardian. He lives in Boston.
 
Published May 4, 2009 by Wiley. 413 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, War. Non-fiction

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But many of those stories are there for the taking, and their inclusion would have breathed life into this story of Rwanda's rebirth.

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--Lauren Nemroff A Thousand Hills: Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It is the story of Paul Kagame, a refugee who, after a generation of exile, found his way home.

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