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Long Way from Paradise: Surviving the Rwandan Genocide

By: Africa/Chishugi, Leah

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VIRAGO PR:

Seller ID: 9781844086573

ISBN: 1844086577

Condition: USED


An inspirational and moving memoir from a woman who survived the Rwandan genocide and uses her experiences to become an agent of changeLeah Chishugi grew up in eastern Congo but moved at the age of 17 to Kigali, the Rwandan capital, to work as a model. She married and had a son. When in 1994 she was caught up in the horrific conflict, she escaped only after being left for dead under a pile of corpses. She fled with her son to Uganda, then South Africa, where she was miraculously reunited with her husband whom she believed dead. Leah finally settled in the UK where she was granted asylum an... View more info