The Resource A Long Way Gone : Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, Ishmael Beah, (eBook)

A Long Way Gone : Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, Ishmael Beah, (eBook)

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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
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Ishmael Beah
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eng
Summary
My new friends have begun to suspect I haven't told them the full story of my life."Why did you leave Sierra Leone?""Because there is a war.""You mean, you saw people running around with guns and shooting each other?""Yes, all the time.""Cool."I smile a little."You should tell us about it sometime.""Yes, sometime."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. Ishmael Beah used to be one of them.What is war like through the eyes of a child soldier? How does one become a killer? How does one stop? Child soldiers have been profiled by journalists, and novelists have..
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Beah, Ishmael
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English
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A Long Way Gone : Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, Ishmael Beah, (eBook)
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Label
A Long Way Gone : Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, Ishmael Beah, (eBook)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
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861522362
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unknown
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unknown
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online
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unknown
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
941116A9-7F59-47BD-924B-2A60ACD27BD7

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