Memoirs Of A Boy Soldier

Overview: This is an extraordinary and mesmerizing account, told with real literary force and heartbreaking honesty.

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Book Description: At the age of twelve, Ishmael Beah fled attacking rebels in Sierra Leone 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. At sixteen, he was removed from fighting by UNICEF, and through the help of the staff at his rehabilitation center, he learned how to forgive himself, to regain his humanity, and, finally, to heal. This is an extraordinary and mesmerizing account, told with real literary force and heartbreaking honesty.

Book Details

  • Title: A Long Way Gone
  • Subtitle: Memoirs Of A Boy Soldier
  • Authors: Ishmael Beah
  • Publisher : Penguin Canada
  • Published Date: 2013-07-02
  • Category: Biography, Biography & Autobiography
  • Ratings Count: 208
  • Average rating: 4

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