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Author Benaron, Naomi, 1951-
Title Running the rift : a novel / Naomi Benaron.
Published Chapel Hill, NC : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2012.
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 Learning Commons Bestsellers  PS3602.E6565 R86 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed,
Description 365 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 364-365).
Summary Rwandan runner Jean Patrick Nkuba dreams of winning an Olympic gold medal and uniting his ethnically divided country, only to be driven from everyone he loves when the violence starts, after which he must find a way back to a better life.
Awards Winner, Bellwether Prize for Fiction, 2010
Subject Runners (Sports) -- Fiction.
Tutsi (African people) -- Fiction.
Rwanda -- Politics and government -- 1994- -- Fiction.
ISBN 1616200421 (hbk.)
9781616200428 (hbk.)
OCLC number 712124009