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A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier

Author: Ishmael Beah
Publisher: New York : Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A human rights activist offers a firsthand account of war from the perspective of a former child soldier, detailing the violent civil war that wracked his native Sierra Leone and the government forces that transformed a gentle young boy into a killer as a member of the army.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
History
Personal narratives
Named Person: Ishmael Beah; Ishmael Beah
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ishmael Beah
ISBN: 9780374531263 : PAP 0374531269 : PAP
OCLC Number: 658079176
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2007.
Description: 229 pages : map ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Ishmael Beah.

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A human rights activist offers a firsthand account of war from the perspective of a former child soldier, detailing the violent civil war that wracked his native Sierra Leone and the government forces that transformed a gentle young boy into a killer as a member of the army.

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