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In A Long Way Gone Ishmael Beah tells a riveting story in his own words: 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 o

Author Ishmael Beah

Pages 240

Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Published Date 2007-04-01

ISBN 0374706522 9780374706524

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kristen_5239 shared a tip "A heartbreaking true story about a young boy in Sierra Leone forced to be a child soldier. Excellent read!"

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kirsten_deroche-whi shared a tip "Deeply disturbing story but hopeful at end."

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terri_ogrady shared a tip "A real good read"

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blaine_padgett shared a tip "I never knew about what was going on. This story was amazing and heartbreaking"

deborah_master shared a tip "Intensely honest about what child soldiers live. Incredible writer, strong man. Difficult to put down."

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wynter._vogt shared a tip "It was an amazingly written book and sometimes a difficult read, however it was educational and very good"

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