RUNNING THE RIFT.
Edition: First printing.
Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, (2012) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's second book, a novel which follows the story of Jean Patrick Nkuba "from the day he knows that running will be his life to the moment he must run to save his life. A naturally gifted athlete, he sprints over the thousand hills of Rwanda and dreams of becoming his countrys first Olympic medal winner in track. But Jean Patrick is a Tutsi in a world that has become increasingly restrictive and violent for his people." Winner of the Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction (awarded every other year). SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 365 pp. ISBN: 978-1616200428.
Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (penciled vocabulary words on rear free endpaper - erasable)