A Long Way Gone : Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

by Ishmael Beah

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A Long Way Gone

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. 75,000 first printing.

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Country: Sierra Leone flag Sierra Leone
Language: EN
Recommended: 25 May 2022

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