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We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families, Stories From Rwanda

CAF26
Philip Gourevitch
Picador USA
1999
355
0312243359
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The gut-wrenching story of Hutus and Tutsis in Rwanda, looking backward from the horrific genocide of 1994 to deep-seated historical causes (and Western inaction). Gourevitch offers both an insightful chronicle and extraordinary stories in this award-winning report.
$18.00

Gorillas in the Mist

UGD05
Dian Fossey
Mariner Books
2000
326
061808360X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Fossey's highly personal, detailed account of the ecology and behavior of the mountain gorilla of Virunga is based on her 13 years among "the greatest of the great apes."
$16.99

Bradt Guide Rwanda

CAF25
Janice Booth, Philip Briggs
Bradt Publications
2016
328
1841629278
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Part of the British series, this practical, detailed travel guide to Rwanda focuses on nature (especially gorillas), history and culture
$27.99

Rwanda/Burundi Map

CAF27
ITMB
ITMB
2007
1
1553413822
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed, folded map of Rwanda and Burundi.
$12.95

Mountain Gorillas

UGD17
Gene Eckhart
Johns Hopkins University Press
2008
256
080189011X
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Featuring 200 intimate color photographs, this up-to-date, captivating portrait reveals the gorillas of Bwindi National Forest and Virunga Volcanoes, their biology, status and hope.
$37.95

The Scramble for Africa

AFR26
Thomas Pakenham
Avon Books
1992
738
0380719991
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Absorbing and meticulously researched, this in-depth history of the Victorian land grab in 19th-century Africa includes excellent portraits of the egomaniacal personalities who overran the continent.
$23.99

A Thousand Hills to Heaven

CAF62
Josh Ruxin
Little Brown and Company
2013
308
0316232912
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
One American couple's inspiring memoir of healing a Rwandan village, raising their three children near the old killing fields and building a restaurant named Heaven overlooking Kigali. Ruxin is director of the Millennium Villages Project in Rwanda.
$26.00

Land of a Thousand Hills, My Life in Rwanda

CAF46
Rosamond Halsey Carr
Plume
2000
248
0452282020
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Carr's thrilling memoir is a testament to her life in Rwanda -- a love affair with a country and a people that has spanned half a century. Following 1994's Hutu-Tutsi genocide, the author turned her flower plantation into a shelter for the lost and orphaned children.
$18.00

Baking Cakes in Kigali

CAF66
Gaile Parkin
Bantam Doubleday
2010
320
0385343442
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Cake baker and secret keeper Angel Tungaraza’s kitchen provides solace for the residents of Kigali, the capital and largest city of Rwanda with nearly one million citizens, in this heart-warming novel full of intrigue.
$16.00

Our Lady of the Nile

CAF65
Scholastique Mukasonga
Archipelago Books
2014
240
0914671030
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Mukasonga’s plot unfolds behind the gates of an upper-crust girls’ school where political tensions heat up, friendships end, racial animosities form and Rwanda marches inexorably toward genocide. A debut novel that quickly rose through France’s best seller list.
$18.00

Among the Great Apes, Adventures on the Trail of Our Closest Relatives

SCI306
Paul Raffaele
HarperCollins Publishers
2011
370
0061671843
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Acclaimed nature journalist Raffaele’s epic journey to survey the last remaining great apes living in the wild takes him from the orangutans of Borneo to the central African highlands where he gets up close with mountain gorillas, chimps and bonobos.
$15.99

The Impenetrable Forest

UGD10
Thor Hanson
Lightning Source
2014
286
0692275002
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Hanson recounts his time in the Peace Corps in Uganda and his work to establish a gorilla trekking program in the Bwindi-Impenetrable Forest, home to not just half of the world's mountain gorillas but also to chimpanzees, colobus monkeys, elephants, giant forest hogs and rare forest birds.
$24.95

The Year of the Gorilla

UGD03
George Schaller
University of Chicago Press
2010
290
0226736474
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This vivid tale of adventures among the gorillas of the Virunga volcanoes of Zaire, Rwanda and Uganda is a wonderful account of field work under trying circumstances by a great wildlife biologist.
$33.00

Birds of East Africa

EAF92
Terry Stevenson, John Fanshawe
Princeton University Press
2006
602
0691126658
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Compact and comprehensive, this guide to 1,388 species of birds in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi features 286 excellent color plates, range maps and notes on habitats and conservation. A veteran tour leader, co-author Stevenson lives in Kenya.
$39.50

Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals

EAF128
Jonathan Kingdon
Princeton University Press
2004
272
0691122393
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A conveniently compact edition of Kingdon's celebrated guide, that includes information on distribution, ecology and conservation status, with 480 outstanding color illustrations and maps.
$29.95

National Audubon Society Field Guide to African Wildlife

AFR25
Bunny McBride, Duane Schlitter, Richard Estes, Peter Alden
Alfred Knopf
1995
988
0679432345
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive photo guide covers 850 birds, mammals and reptiles of Africa. With range maps and a good country-by-country overview of habitats and parks.
$24.95

Mystery Gorillas / Search for the Great Apes

EAF413
National Geographic Society
National Geographic Video
2010
6313568672
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
This double feature in the National Geographic Wild documentary series includes the captivating classic National Geographic film chronicling the ground-breaking fieldwork of Dian Fossey and Birute Galdikas-Brindamour.
$19.97

For Kids

African Wildlife Trivia

AFR227
Dawid van Lill
Struik
2008
128
1770075232
PAPER
Natural History
7/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Full of facts and fun, this primer on the insects, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds of Africa contains eye-catching illustrations and information on African geography--a great introduction for kids and their parents.
$12.95

Get Bushwise on Safari

AFR328
Nadine Clarke
Random House
2013
188
1431702064
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Intended for readers ages 9 to 12 but great for the entire family, this illustrated, interactive field guide leads readers into three African settings: the Bushveld, the desert and a river.
$23.00

Flip Flap Safari

AFR335
Nosy Crow
Candlewick Press
2015
28
0763676055
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A creative way to introduce children to Africa’s best-known animals. Kids mix and match animal tops and bottoms and can see what new creatures appear, from zebra-dile to lion-ephant! A very silly, but very charming book.
$11.99

Folktales from Africa

AFR336
Dianne Stewart
Struik
2015
128
1432303554
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A beautifully illustrated collection of African tales that not only provide insight into their native countries, but also into the human condition. The insightful retellings by award-winning South African writer Dianne Stewart are accompanied by illustrations by Marjorie van Heerden. Written for ages 8-12.
$12.00

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The Myth of Wild Africa

AFR15
Jonathan Adams, Thomas McShane
University of California Press
1996
290
0520206711
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The authors, associated with the World Wildlife Fund, demolish the romantic fallacy of an untouched continent where animals roam freely in sanctuaries. It's a no-holds-barred critique of old-style conservation in Africa.
$29.95

The Safari Companion

AFR06
Richard Estes
Chelsea Green Publishing
1999
459
1890132446
PAPER
Field Guide
1
0
0
0
An invaluable encyclopedic guide to Africa's mammals by a noted scientist, this perennial bestseller includes black-and-white drawings, an overview of each animal group and in-depth information. Written with the typical safari-goer in mind.
$30.00

A Photographic Guide, Southern, Central and East African Mammals

EAF16
Chris Stuart, Tilde Stuart
Ralph Curtis Publishing
2001
144
0883590603
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A compact guide, designed for the field, including almost all of the conspicuous species and a good sampling of the smaller or more secretive animals.
$15.95

Uganda Map

UGD01
ITMB
ITMB
2010
1
0921463936
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed physical map (scale 1:800,000) of Uganda, featuring city and national park insets, also covering part of Rwanda.
$12.95

The Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals

AFR32
Jonathan Kingdon
Princeton University Press
2015
544
0691164533
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This stunningly illustrated, comprehensive field guide by a leading authority includes over 500 of Kingdon's exquisite color paintings. Fully revised and updated with more than 1,100 species.
$49.50

The Last King of Scotland

UGD08
Giles Foden
Vintage Books
1999
352
0375703314
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A lurid, darkly humorous novel based on the desperate last days of the rule of Idi Amin in Uganda. The book is rich in detail of not only the lunacy of a failing despot, but also of everyday life -- especially among the expatriates.
$15.95

Lonely Planet East Africa

EAF81
Hugh Finlay
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
672
1742207812
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to East Africa features maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature. Covers Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya and Tanzania.
$34.99

The Shadow of the Sun

AFR88
Ryszard Kapuscinski, Klara Glowczewska (Translator)
Random House
2002
325
0679779078
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The veteran journalist looks back on his three decade-long odyssey through Africa in this classic, remarkable memoir. Kapuscinski captures the impossible extremes of the continent, recounting its beauty and brutality with an unfailing generosity of spirit.
$16.00

The White Nile

EGY79
Alan Moorehead
HarperCollins
2000
431
0060956399
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This lively history of the Victorian search for the source of the Nile includes the extraordinary tales of Burton and Speke, not to mention the famous meeting of Livingstone and Stanley. The narrative includes vivid descriptions of Zanzibar, the last days of Khartoum and the building of the Suez Canal.
$14.99

African Wildlife

AFR109
James Kavanaugh
Waterford Press
1999
1583550321
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A laminated foldout guide illustrating almost 150 species of African animals, designed for quick reference in the field.
$7.95

In the Kingdom of Gorillas, Fragile Species in a Dangerous Land

UGD11
Bill Weber, Amy Vedder
Touchstone
2002
384
0743200071
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A gripping account of conservation, ecology and politics in Rwanda's Virunga Mountains by the husband-and-wife team who worked with Dian Fossey in the 1970s.
$23.99

Abyssinian Chronicles

UGD12
Moses Isegawa
Random House
2001
480
0375705775
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A riveting coming-of-age novel, set in Uganda during the absurd, terrible reign of Ida Amin. It's a big, ambitious book that follows the author's own path -- and Uganda's history -- from rural Uganda to Kampala and, eventually, Europe.
$17.00

Wildlife of East Africa

EAF108
Martin B. Withers
Princeton University Press
2002
256
0691007373
PAPER
Field Guide
1
0
0
0
This take-along guide to 475 common species of birds, mammals, reptiles, insects, trees and flowers of East Africa features full-color photographs with detailed descriptions on facing pages.
$19.95

Out of America, A Black Man Confronts Africa

AFR134
Keith B. Richburg
Harvest Books
2009
258
0465001882
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A tough, provocative account by a journalist who was based in Nairobi from 1991-1994 and covered murder, war and coups in Liberia, Rwanda and Somalia.
$16.99

Gorilla Doctors: Saving Endangered Great Apes

UGD14
Pamela S. Turner
Houghton Mifflin Company
2008
48
0547014333
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An illustrated overview of the work of Dr. Felicia Nutter and the Rwanda's Mountain Gorilla Project, geared for grades five to eight. With excellent color photographs throughout.
$9.99

A Naturalist and Other Beasts

NAT119
George B. Schaller
Sierra Club Books
2010
272
1578051703
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The eminent zoologist writes with authority and affection of his many field expeditions over a long career in conservation, including his time among the mountain gorillas in Rwanda, snow leopards in Nepal and his groundbreaking work on giant pandas in Sichuan.
$16.95

World Atlas of Great Apes and Their Conservation

BST106
Julian ( Caldecott (Editor)
University of California Press
2005
456
0520246330
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This handsome, authoritative natural history of bonobos, chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans, published in conjunction with The Great Ape Project, features essays by leading scholars, color photographs and maps.
$65.00

Walking With the Great Apes

BST132
Sy Montgomery
Chelsea Green Publishing
2009
304
160358062X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This book explores the lives and work of three extraordinary scientists - Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey and Birute Galdikas - who researched our closest evolutionary relatives. All three women began as protegees of the Anglo-African archeologist Louis Leakey, and all waged battles to protect the apes from extinction in the wild.
$24.95

Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles

AFR242
Richard Dowden
Hachette
2010
592
1586488163
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Africa editor of The Independent and The Economist, Richard Dowden draws on decades of experience in this multi-faceted, vivid portrait of contemporary Africa -- an Africa that, Dowden effectively argues, can only be developed by its own people.
$21.99

The Traveling Nature Photographer

PHT31
Steven Morello (Photographer)
Schiffer Publishing
2008
176
0764330551
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Morello's handy guide to exploring the natural world through photography includes chapters on preparation, equipment (especially lenses), weather, exposure basics and composition.
$29.99

Shake Hands With The Devil

CAF53
Romeo Dallaire
Da Capo Press
2004
562
0786715103
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An eyewitness account of the genocide in Rwanda by the Canadian general who served as force commander of the ill-equipped UN Assistance Mission for Rwanda. With his story of brutality, neglect on the part of the UN and his resulting posttraumatic stress disorder, Dallaire becomes the highest-ranking officer ever to share such experiences with readers.
$21.99

The Blue Sweater, Bridging the Gap Between Rich and Poor in an Interconnected World

AFR295
Jacqueline Novogratz
St. Martin's Press
2010
306
1605294764
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Inspired by the discovery of a boy in Rwanda wearing her own blue sweater (name tag still sewed inside) 11 years after she donated it to Goodwill, Novogratz relates the inspiring story of the creation of the trailblazing Acumen Fund and her work empowering the power around the globe.
$15.99

Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi Adventure Map

EAF400
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2012
1
1566956196
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This double-sided regional map at a scale of 1:1,315,000 shows northern Tanzania on one side with southern Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi on the reverse.
$11.95

Primates of the World

BST227
Jean-Jacques Petter
Princeton University Press
2013
192
0691156956
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Authoritative and stunningly illustrated, this gorgeous book features 72 richly detailed watercolor plates by Francois Desbordes.
$29.95

Safari Planning Map, East & Southern Africa

SAF340
The Africa Adventure Company
Perseus
2015
1
0939895218
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This large-scale, colorful map covers the top safari countries and important wildlife reserves of East and Southern Africa. With enlargements of key regions like Northern Tanzania, Southern Kenya and Northern Botswana to Victoria Falls, the map includes information on planning your safari and climate graphs.
$11.95

Running the Rift

CAF67
Naomi Benaron
Algonguin
2012
384
1616201940
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A would-be Olympic medalist must put his dreams on hold as he endures the mounting Hutu-Tutsi tensions and watches as Rwanda unravels and begins to put itself back together again.
$14.95

Walking the Nile

EGY430
Levison Wood
Atlantic Monthly Press
2017
352
0802126332
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Beginning in a Rwandan forest and ending at the Mediterranean coast, Levison Wood became the first to walk the length of the Nile, trekking 4000 miles through jungles, deserts, war zones and six nations in nine months.
$16.00

Cockroaches

CAF70
Scholastique Mukasonga
Archipelago Books
2016
250
0914671537
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Don't be turned off by the title -- this deeply moving memoir is also funny, very sweet and well written. Penned by a survivor of the Hutu-Tutsi genocide of 1994.
$18.00

Field Guide to East African Reptiles

EAF457
Steve Spawls
Macmillan
2017
544
1472935616
PAPER
Field Guide
11/7/2017
0
0
0
0
Still the definitive resource on the reptiles of East Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi) this photographic guide is fully revised and updated to reflect new discoveries. Each profile features an in-depth description, a distribution map and all-new photographs.
$50.00