❰Reading❯ ➿ A Long Way Gone. Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Author Ishmael Beah – Peakpopa.info

A Long Way Gone. Memoirs of a Boy Soldier The Devastating Story Of War Through The Eyes Of A Child Soldier Beah Tells 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 Became A SoldierMy 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 S Children Have Become Soldiers Of Choice In The Than Fifty Conflicts Going On Worldwide, It Is Estimated That There Are Some , 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 Struggled To Imagine Their Lives But Until Now, There Has Not Been A First Person Account From Someone Who Came Through This Hell And SurvivedIn A Long Way Gone, Beah, Now Twenty Five Years Old, Tells A Riveting Story 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 Of Truly Terrible Acts This Is A Rare And Mesmerizing Account, Told With Real Literary Force And Heartbreaking Honesty


About the Author: Ishmael Beah

Ishmael Beah was born in Sierra Leone in 1980 He moved to the United States in 1998 and finished his last two years of high school at the United Nations International School in New York In 2004 he graduated from Oberlin College with a B.A in political science He is a member of the Human Rights Watch Children s Rights Division Advisory Committee and has spoken before the United Nations, the Cou



10 thoughts on “A Long Way Gone. Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

  1. says:

    I m sorry, I m so very sorry for what I am about to do It seems unbelievably curmudgeonly of me to judge this book harshly given its subject matter But I can t let the deep empathy I feel for this former Sierra Leo


  2. says:

    I will never Never Complain about my childhood again.Okay, that s not true I will But when I let out a sad sigh of remorse that I didn t figure out exactly why I really wanted to be friends with that one guy in band


  3. says:

    I read this book in 2007 when this book was first released It was a year when local High School kids in our area were assigned to read this book Then later in the year Ishmael came to speak at our local state Universit


  4. says:

    4.5 StarsTW Violence gore, rape, drug abuseThis book reminded me of Between Shades of Grey by Ruta Sepetys, not because their subject matter is anything alike, but because I had the same reaction to both books Throughout


  5. says:

    Dear Ms Naomi Campbell,I have always been an ardent aficionado of your work from your heydays sashaying the YSL runaways along with Linda Evangelista to crooning in George Michael s Freedom video Your numerous sexual tryst


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    A Long Way Gone Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, Ishmael Beah 2016 1394 240 9786007642412 1395 26


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    Blood diamond Lord of war ..


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  9. says:

    This is a very important book, though not an easy one to read Ishmael s style leaves a lot to be desired, and he is especially weak, I feel, when he tries to be philosophical But he makes up for that with the descriptions of war,


  10. says:

    The review for this one is a toss up between one and five stars It was an amazing story of how a twelve year old boy survived the armed conflicts in Sierra Leone in the 1990s It s well written, provides vivid imagery, and evokes the


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