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  • Foreword
    Wayne Dyer

Left to Tell

Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust

Published by Hay House in London, United Kingdom .
Written in English.

About the Edition

Immaculee Ilibagiza grew up in a country she loved, surrounded by a family she cherished. But in 1994 her idyllic world was ripped apart as Rwanda descended into a bloody genocide. Immaculee's family was brutally murdered during a killing spree that lasted three months and claimed the lives of nearly a million Rwandans. Incredibly, Immaculee survived the slaughter. For 91 days, she and seven other women huddled silently together in the cramped bathroom of a local pastor while hundreds of machete-wielding killers hunted for them. It was during those endless hours of unspeakable terror that Immaculee discovered the power of prayer, eventually shedding her fear of death and forging a profound and lasting relationship with God. She emerged from her bathroom hideout having discovered the meaning of truly unconditional love — a love so strong she was able seek out and forgive her family s killers. The triumphant story of this remarkable young woman s journey through the darkness of genocide will inspire anyone whose life has been touched by fear, suffering, and loss.

First Sentence

I was born in paradise.

Table of Contents

Introduction: My Name is Immaculee
Part I: The Gathering Storm
Chapter 1: The Eternal Spring
Chapter 2: Standing Up
Chapter 3: Higher Learning
Chapter 4: Off to University
Chapter 5: Returning Home
Chapter 6: No Going Back
Chapter 7: The Pastor's House
Chapter 8: Farewell to the Boys
Part II: In Hiding
Chapter 9: Into the Bathroom
Chapter 10: Confronting My Anger
Chapter 11: Struggling to Forgive
Chapter 12: No Friends to Turn To
Chapter 13: A Gathering of Orphans
Chapter 14: The Gift of Tongues
Chapter 15: Unlikely Saviors
Chapter 16: Keeping the Faith
Part III: A New Path
Chapter 17: The Pain of Freedom
Chapter 18: A Letter from Damascene
Chapter 19: Camp Comfort
Chapter 20: The Road to the Rebels
Chapter 21: On to Kigali
Chapter 22: The Lord's Work
Chapter 23: Burying the Dead
Chapter 24: Forgiving the Living
Epilogue: New Love, New Life
About the Authors

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8.8 x 6 x 0.7 inches
15.2 ounces

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