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

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

Label
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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a heart-wrenching, candid autobiography, 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
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Alex Award, 2008.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2007
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2007.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2008
  • YALSA Outstanding Books for the College Bound - Social Sciences: 2009
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2010
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
Biography type
autobiography
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189270
Cataloging source
DLC
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1980-
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Beah, Ishmael
Dewey number
  • 966.404
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
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920
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Beah, Ishmael
  • Sierra Leone
  • Sierra Leone
  • Child soldiers
  • Sierra Leone
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
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memoirs of a boy soldier
Label
A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier, Ishmael Beah
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn122291262
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
399 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786296408
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007010885
Other physical details
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System control number
(OCoLC)122291262
Label
A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier, Ishmael Beah
Publication
Control code
ocn122291262
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
399 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780786296408
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007010885
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)122291262

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