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A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali

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A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali By Gil Courtemanche, Translated by Patricia ClaxtonWhen I saw the award winning film “Hotel Rwanda” as an in-flight movie it made me want to know more about the Rwandan genocide. I was ashamed that I’d not paid more attention and felt that in order to make some kind of retribution for that ignorance, the least I could do was to look for books on the topic. “A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali” went onto my Amazon wish-list along with another called “We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families“. Both stayed on the list forgotten for a while until my periodic review of the wish list (otherwise known the ‘what’s cheap this time?’ check) meant I spotted a bargain copy through one of Amazon’s private sellers and I snapped it up.

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