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Running The Rift

Running The Rift
Running The Rift Running The Rift
Dimensions: L: 13.9cm  x  W: 2.8cm  x  H: 20.8cm
Product Code: 9781616201944
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Running the Rift follows the progress of Jean Patrick Nkuba from the day he knows that running will be his life to the moment he must run to save his life. A naturally gifted athlete, he sprints over the thousand hills of Rwanda and dreams of becoming his country's first Olympic medal winner in track. But Jean Patrick is a Tutsi in a world that has become increasingly restrictive and violent for his people. As tensions mount between the Hutu and Tutsi, he holds fast to his dream that running might deliver him, and his people, from the brutality around them. Winner of the Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction, Naomi Benaron has written a stunning and gorgeous novel that through the eyes of one unforgettable boy explores a country's unraveling, its tentative new beginning, and the love that binds its people together.

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ISBN 9781616201944
Author(s) Naomi Benaron
Format Paperback
Publisher Algonquin
Pages 384
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