A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali by Gil Courtemanche

By Gil Courtemanche

The swimming pool of the Mille-Collines lodge is a magnet for a privileged workforce of Kigali citizens: aid-workers, Rwandan bourgeoisie, infantrymen, prostitutes and various expatriates. between those buyers is the waitress Gentille, a gorgeous Hutu frequently fallacious for a Tutsi, lengthy well-liked via Valcourt, a Canadian journalist and film-maker. because the attempt the water with a love affair, civil unrest in Rwanda makes insidious, inevitable growth. An immensely strong, cathartic denunciation of poverty, lack of awareness, worldwide apathy and media blindness. A Sunday on the Pool in Kigali is either a poignant love tale and a stirring hymn to humanity - a necessary learn for somebody drawn to unprecedented literature of lasting price.

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EtA1Cl 2, excess -complex compd. observed by ESR spectra for which a bridged structure was suggested (1652a). MeAlCl2 (1:1) - +[(CsHs) 2TiCl·MeA1Cl3]-, a catalyst for the polymerization of C2H4 (743), for ESR spectrum see (l531a). MeAlCl2 (1:2) - ++[(CsHs)2Ti·(MeAlC13)2]--, a catalyst for the polymerization of C2~ (743), ESR spectrum (153la). Uses: Combustion enhancer for petr. fuels (613, 970, 971). Antiknock agent (830). Vulcanization accelerator (639). Ti-plating (1638). Complexed with alkyl deriv.

Curing agent for silicone water-repellents (561). Vulcanization accelerator (639). Complexed with carboxylic acids catalyzed the polymerization of vinyl monomers (1236). Treated with Al powder catalyzed the polymerization of olefins (1549). : From ZrC1 4 by the rxn. with C5 H5 MgX, followed by a treatment with HBr, 30% yield (419, 424). From (CsHs) 2ZrC12 by treating with dry HBr in CaRs (1662). From ZrBr3 and CsHs vapor at 350°, 30% yield (2286). : Colorless crystals, m. ), soly. data (419, 424).

Without melting, diamagnetic, sensitive to air, stable in light and in vacuum or in inert atm. ; sol. in common solvents, "sandwich" structure proposed (80). TTBond character with some ionic prop. observed (1173). Valence state of the Ti atom (595, 806). Electronic structure (254). Droh electron configuration (573), The charge on the Ti and C atoms calcd. (1532). Polarographic data (979). + Rxn. with: Dild. HCl or HaS04- [(CsHs) 2 TiOH] (80). CC1 4 - red soln. with a black ppt. (So). FeCl2 - [(CsHs)2Tirr, was further oxidized by aq.

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