RUNNING THE RIFT

By Naomi Benaron
AlgonquinOctober 2012
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Trade Paperback400 pages, $14.95, ISBN: 9781616201944
Subject: Culture / Social Issues / Personal Challenges

“Rich characterization and insights about Rwandan culture make this book a pleasure to read, and Jean Patrick impossible not to root for . . . Running the Rift is a profound display of imagination and empathy. Benaron writes like Jean Patrick runs, with the heart of a lion.” The Dallas Morning News

“[Benaron] writes with an earnest clarity, bringing the boy to manhood and imparting to readers a culturally rich and unflinching story of resilience and resistance.” Chicago Tribune, editor’s choice

“A novel full of unspeakable strife but also joy, humor, and love.” O: The Oprah Magazine
“A powerful coming-of-age story that highlights the best and the worst of human nature.”The Christian Science Monitor

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