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Read online Road Trip Rwanda: A Journey Into the New Heart of Africa.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Road Trip Rwanda: A Journey Into the New Heart of Africa From the Giller Prize winning author of i i comes the season s much anticipated travel memoir b Hope lives in Africa Twenty years after the genocide that left Rwanda in ruins Giller Prize winning author Will Ferguson travels deep into the once mysterious Land of a Thousand Hills with his friend and cohort Jean Claude Munyezamu a man who escaped Rwanda just months before the killings began From the legendary source of the Nile to Dian Fossey s famed gorillas in the mist from innovative refugee camps along the Congolese border to the world s most escapable prison from tragic genocide sites to open savannahs and a bridge to freedom from schoolyard soccer pitches to a cunning plan to get rich on passion fruit Ferguson and Munyezamu discover a country reborn Funny engaging poignant and at times heartbreaking i Road Trip Rwanda i is the lively tale of two friends the open road and the hidden heart of a continent by Will Ferguson

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Road Trip Rwanda: A Journey Into the New Heart of Africa
Title:Road Trip Rwanda: A Journey Into the New Heart of Africa
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ISBN:0670066427
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Number of Pages:368
Category:Non fiction, Travel, Canada, Memoir, History, Africa
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