Saturday, June 12, 2010
Over A Thousand Hills I Walk With You
Over A Thousand Hills I Walk With You is moving book about an eight year old girl; Jeanne d’Arc Umbyeyi who is caught in the middle of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide. It was written in Jeanne’s point of view by her adoptive mother. In this book Jeanne weaves a story of sorrow, hope, fear, joy and love that will tug on your heart. The early chapters of the book feature a young girl living life large, she's vibrant and unaware that her world would change in just a few short years. Later chapters reveal the pain, the loss, the confusion, the fear of not knowing if one is going to survive another day. Witnessing atrocities such as the death and murder, of too many. This book is a moving story that is sure to pull on your heart and take your breath away as you read about the journey of a small, strong and unique eight year old girl.