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A Long Way Gone

Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

Ishmael Beah

The devastating story of war through the eyes of a child soldier. Beah tells how, at the age of twelve, he fled attacking rebels and wandered a land rendered unrecognizable by violence. By thirteen, he’d been picked up by the government army, and became a soldier.My new friends have begun to suspect I haven’t told them the full story of my life.“Wh...
Publish Date
2008
August 5
Goodreads rating
4.13
ISBN
9780374531263
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Jul 21, 2010
Just read a great book "A Long Way Gone" by Ishmael Beah. written by a former child soldier. really wrenching and eye-opening.      source