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A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier

Author: Ishmael Beah
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is how wars are fought now: by children, traumatized, hopped-up on drugs and wielding AK-47s. Children have become the soldiers of choice. In the more than fifty violent conflicts going on worldwide, it is estimated that there are some 300,000 child soldiers. [The author] used to be one of them.... Now twenty-six years old, [he] tells ... at the age of twelve, he fled attacking rebels and wandered a land  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Named Person: Ishmael Beah
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Ishmael Beah
OCLC Number: 137287512
Notes: Originally published: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2007. 1st ed.
"Sarah Crichton Books."
Description: Sound disc : digital, mono, ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Ishmael Beah.

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What is war like through the eyes of a child soldier? This title tells the author's story: how at the age of twelve, he fled attacking rebels and wandered a land rendered unrecognizable by violence.  Read more...

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