An Ordinary Man: An Autobiography by Paul Rusesabagina, Tom Zoellner

An Ordinary Man: An Autobiography

Paul Rusesabagina, Tom Zoellner

207 pages first pub 2006 (editions)

nonfiction biography memoir emotional informative sad slow-paced


The riveting life story of Paul Rusesabagina - the man whose heroism inspired the film Hotel Rwanda.As his country was being torn apart by violence during the Rwandan genocide of 1994, hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina - the 'Oskar Schindler of Afri...

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