A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier

Beah, Ishmael, 1980-

New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.

229 p. : map ; 22 cm.

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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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978-0-374-10523-5 : $22.00

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978-0-374-10523-5 : $22.00

LC Call No:

DT516.828.B43 A3 2007

Dewey Class No:

966.404 B 22

Author:

Beah, Ishmael, 1980-

Title:

A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier / Ishmael Beah.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.

Physical:

229 p. : map ; 22 cm.

Notes:

"Sarah Crichton Books.".

Summary:

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.

Subject:

Beah, Ishmael,--1980-

Subject:

Soldiers--Sierra Leone--Biography.

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