Publication Date: 18/12/2018 ISBN: 9781939810045 Category:

The Barefoot Woman

Scholastique Mukasonga

Publisher: Archipelago Books
Publication Date: 18/12/2018 ISBN: 9781939810045 Category:
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A moving, unforgettable tribute to a Tutsi woman who did everything to protect her children from the Rwandan genocide, by the daughter who refuses to let her family’s story be forgotten. The story of the author’s mother, a fierce, loving woman who for years protected her family from the violence encroaching upon them in pre-genocide Rwanda. Recording her memories of their life together in spare, wrenching prose, Mukasonga preserves her mother’s voice in a haunting work of art.

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