“Truly fearless writing … culturally rich and completely engrossing.”
— Barbara Kingsolver, Founder of the Bellwether Prize

Shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize!

STARRED REVIEWS FOR RUNNING THE RIFT

“Benaron accomplishes the improbable feat of wringing genuine loveliness from unspeakable horror ... [Running the Rift] conveys so profoundly the joys of family, friendship, and community.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“[An] unflinching and beautifully crafted account of a people and their survival ... Highly recommended; readers who loved Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner will appreciate.”—Library Journal, starred review

"…where Benaron shines is in her tender descriptions of Rwandan’s natural beauty and in her creation of Jean Patrick, a hero whose noble innocence and genuine human warmth are impossible not to love."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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