The Girl Who Smiled Beads

    A story of war and what comes after
    By Clemantine Wamariya & Elizabeth Weil

    Clemantine Wamariya is a gifted storyteller, public speaker, social entrepreneur and human rights advocate. At the age of fled the Rwandan massacre in 1994 with her sister, spending the next 6 years wandering through 7 African countries, searching for safety. They were hungry, imprisoned and abused, enduring and escaping refugee camps, sometimes finding unexpected kindness, and others witnessing inhuman cruelty.

    Finally in 2000, she and her sister were granted asylum in the US, where she went on to receive a BA in Comparative Literature from Yale University. In her stories, Clemantine draws from her experiences to catalyse change and create community.Elizabeth Weil is a contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine.

    The Girl Who Smiled Beads is a touching tale of sorrow and hope, of the worst and the best of mankind.

    Published by Hutchinson, 26 April. £16.99
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