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

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A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier
Title
A long way gone
Title remainder
memoirs of a boy soldier
Statement of responsibility
Ishmael Beah
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is how wars are fought now: by children, hopped-up on drugs and wielding AK-47s. Children have become soldiers of choice. In the more than fifty conflicts going on worldwide, it is estimated that there are some 300,000 child soldiers. Child soldiers have been profiled by journalists, and novelists have struggled to imagine their lives. But until now, there has not been a first-person account from someone who came through this hell and survived. Ishmael Beah, now 25 years old, 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 Beah, at heart a gentle boy, found that he was capable of truly terrible acts.--From publisher description
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Beah, Ishmael
Dewey number
966.404
Index
no index present
LC call number
DT516.828.B43
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Beah, Ishmael
  • Child soldiers
  • Sierra Leone
  • Sierra Leone
  • Sierra Leone
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A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier, Ishmael Beah
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  • "Sarah Crichton books"
  • Orig. publ. in hardcover: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2007
Control code
ocn838513131
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1. pbk. ed.
Extent
229 S.
Isbn
9780374531263
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
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Kt.
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(OCoLC)838513131
Label
A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier, Ishmael Beah
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Publication
Note
  • "Sarah Crichton books"
  • Orig. publ. in hardcover: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2007
Control code
ocn838513131
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1. pbk. ed.
Extent
229 S.
Isbn
9780374531263
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
Kt.
System control number
(OCoLC)838513131

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