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    • The Girl Who Smiled Beads

    • A Story of War and What Comes After
    • By: Clemantine Wamariya, Elizabeth Weil
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101

    Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbors began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were thunder. In 1994, she and her 15-year-old sister, Claire, fled the Rwandan massacre and spent the next six years migrating through seven African countries, searching for safety - perpetually hungry, imprisoned and abused, enduring and escaping refugee camps, finding unexpected kindness, witnessing inhuman cruelty. They did not know whether their parents were dead or alive.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heartbreakingly honest

    • By Ali K on 06-10-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Girl Who Smiled Beads

    • By: Clemantine Wamariya, Elizabeth Weil
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil, read by Robin Miles. A riveting tale of dislocation, survival and the power of stories to break or save us. Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbours began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were thunder. In 1994, she and her 15-year-old sister, Clare, fled the Rwandan massacre and spent the next six years wandering....

    Regular price: $21.81