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We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families
by Philip Gourevitch

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In April of 1994, the government of Rwanda called on everyone in the Hutu majority to kill everyone in the Tutsi minority. Over the next three months, 800,000 Tutsis were murdered in the most unambiguous case of genocide since Hitler's war against the Jews. Philip Gourevitch's haunting work is an anatomy of the killings in Rwanda, a vivid history of the genocide's backgrou In April of 1994, the government of Rwanda called on everyone in the Hutu majority to kill everyone in the Tutsi minority. Over the next three months, 800,000 Tutsis were murdered in the most unambiguous case of genocide since Hitler's war against the Jews. Philip Gourevitch's haunting work is an anatomy of the killings in Rwanda, a vivid history of the genocide's background, and an unforgettable account of what it means to survive in its aftermath.

Philip Gourevitch

About We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families Description

Gourevitch was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to painter Jacqueline Gourevitch and philosophy professor Victor Gourevitch, a translator of Jean Jacques Rousseau. He and his brother Marc, a physician, spent most of their childhood in Middletown, Connecticut, where their father taught at Wesleyan University from 1967 to 1995. Gourevitch graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connec

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Original Title We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families ISBN 0312243359 (ISBN13: 9780312243357 ) Edition Language English setting Rwanda Literary Awards Guardian First Book Award (1999), Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism (1999), Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest (1998), PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction Writers (1999), National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction (1998) ...more Cornelius Ryan Award (1998) ...less (32)