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Broken Memory: A Novel of Rwanda

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Hiding behind the old sofa, five-year-old Emma does not witness the murder of her mother, but she hears everything. And when the assassins finally leave, the young Tutsi girl somehow manages to stumble away from the scene, motivated only by the memory of her mothers last words: “You must not die, Emma!” Taken in by an old Hutu woman, Mukecuru, Emma is still haunted by nightmares long after the war ends. When the country establishes gacaca courts to allow victims to face their tormenters in their villages, Emma is uneasy and afraid. But through her growing friendship with a young torture victim and the gentle encouragement of an old man charged with helping child survivors, Emma finds the courage to return to the house where her mother was killed and begin the journey to healing.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780888998934
Author:
Combres, Elisabeth
Publisher:
Groundwood Books
Author:
Combres,
Author:
Combres,
Author:
lisabeth
Author:
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Author:
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Subject:
People & Places - Africa
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Africa
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 in
Age Level:
from 13

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