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  • Publisher : Sarah Crichton Books
  • Release : 05 August 2008
  • ISBN : 0374531269
  • Page : 240 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 207 voters

A Long Way Gone Book Summary/Review:

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.

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A Long Way Gone

A Long Way Gone
  • Author : Ishmael Beah
  • Publisher : Sarah Crichton Books
  • Release Date : 2008-08-05
  • ISBN : 0374531269
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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.

A Long Way Gone

A Long Way Gone
  • Author : Ishmael Beah
  • Publisher : Sarah Crichton Books
  • Release Date : 2007-04-01
  • ISBN : 9780374706524
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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 of truly terrible acts. My new friends have begun to suspect I haven't told them the full story of my life. "Why did you leave

Long Way Gone

Long Way Gone
  • Author : Charles Martin
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release Date : 2016-10-04
  • ISBN : 9780718084721
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From New York Times bestselling author Charles Martin comes a radical retelling of the prodigal son story. Cooper O'Connor thought he could make it big as a musician, but he promptly lost it all. Can he repair his relationship with the father who never stopped calling him home? At the age of eighteen, musician and songwriter Cooper O’Connor took everything his father held dear and drove 1,200 miles from home to Nashville, his life riding on a six-string guitar and

A Long Way Gone

A Long Way Gone
  • Author : Ishmael Beah
  • Publisher : Turtleback
  • Release Date : 2008-08-01
  • ISBN : 1417828455
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In this heart-wrenching, candid memoir, a former child soldier details the violent civil war that wracked his native Sierra Leone.

Summary of Ishmael Beah's A Long Way Gone

Summary of Ishmael Beah's A Long Way Gone
  • Author : Everest Media,
  • Publisher : Everest Media LLC
  • Release Date : 2022-03-25T22:59:00Z
  • ISBN : 9781669364320
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Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Sample Book Insights: #1 The first time I was touched by war was when I was twelve years old. I left home with my brother and friend Talloi to go to the town of Mattru Jong to participate in a friends’ talent show. We were introduced to rap music during one of our visits to Mobimbi, a quarter where the foreigners who worked for the same American company as my

A long way gone [Arabic edition]

A long way gone [Arabic edition]
  • Author : Ishmael Beah
  • Publisher : Everbind
  • Release Date : 2009
  • ISBN : 0784826323
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Biography, autobiography, and memoir is among the best ways to teach students to appreciate nonfiction reading.

The Cruel Radiance

The Cruel Radiance
  • Author : Susie Linfield
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2011-05-27
  • ISBN : 0226482529
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In The Cruel Radiance, Susie Linfield challenges the idea that photographs of political violence exploit their subjects and pander to the voyeuristic tendencies of their viewers. Instead she argues passionately that looking at such images—and learning to see the people in them—is an ethically and politically necessary act that connects us to our modern history of violence and probes the human capacity for cruelty. Grappling with critics from Walter Benjamin and Bertolt Brecht to Susan Sontag and the

Radiance of Tomorrow

Radiance of Tomorrow
  • Author : Ishmael Beah
  • Publisher : Sarah Crichton Books
  • Release Date : 2014-01-07
  • ISBN : 9780374709433
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A haunting, beautiful first novel by the bestselling author of A Long Way Gone When Ishmael Beah's A Long Way Gone was published in 2007, it soared to the top of bestseller lists, becoming an instant classic: a harrowing account of Sierra Leone's civil war and the fate of child soldiers that "everyone in the world should read" (The Washington Post). Now Beah, whom Dave Eggers has called "arguably the most read African writer in contemporary literature," has returned with his

Summarized and Analyzed: a Long Way Gone

Summarized and Analyzed: a Long Way Gone
  • Author : Student World
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-08-19
  • ISBN : 1549538594
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Ishmael Beah made his name known in the literary world through his highly successful memoir "A Long Way Gone" that was first published in 2007. This author from Sierra Leone is probably the only author from the war-torn country, Sierra Leone, telling the truth through his own experiences as a child soldier. However, it is notable that "A Long Way Gone" is not an autobiography.During the early 1990s, the author was a child soldier in Sierra Leone while the country

Bearing Witness

Bearing Witness
  • Author : Andrea Nicholson
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2022-09-29
  • ISBN : 9781316510803
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A study of contemporary slave narratives that reveals the conditions and consequences of slavery and the importance of survivors' stories.

Send Down the Rain

Send Down the Rain
  • Author : Charles Martin
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release Date : 2018-05-08
  • ISBN : 9780718084769
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Can two people brought together by desperate circumstances help one another heal, and maybe even begin a new life? New York Times bestselling author Charles Martin’s Send Down the Rain answers the questions of what it means—and what level of sacrifice it takes—to truly love someone. Allie is still recovering from the loss of her family’s beloved waterfront restaurant on Florida’s Gulf Coast when she loses her second husband to a terrifying highway accident. Devastated

A Long Way Gone

A Long Way Gone
  • Author : Ishmael Beah
  • Publisher : Bentang Pustaka
  • Release Date : 2008-02-01
  • ISBN : 9791227152
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Di dalam lebih dari 50 konflik penuh kekerasan di dunia ini, diperkirakan ada 300.000 personel tentara anak-anak. Ishmael Beah adalah salah satunya. Dia terpaksa menjadi seorang tentara anak-anak karena perang saudara di negerinya, Sierra Leone, telah merenggut keluarganya. Pilihannya hanya ada dua : menjadi tentara satu pihak, atau mati. Seperti apakah perang di mata para tentara anak-anak? Bagaimana anak-anak bisa berubah menjadi seorang pembunuh? Bagaimana pula mereka bisa berhenti membunuh dan kembali menjadi warga sipil? Tentara anak-anak sudah ditulis profilnya oleh para jurnalis,

Long Way Gone

Long Way Gone
  • Author : Charles Martin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-10-04
  • ISBN : 0718084713
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Cooper O Connor was a long way from home---both geographically and from the damage he caused. Now that he s back, is healing possible?"

Little Family

Little Family
  • Author : Ishmael Beah
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-04-28
  • ISBN : 9780735211797
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From the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of A Long Way Gone. A powerful novel about young people living at the margins of society, struggling to replace the homes they have lost with the one they have created together. Hidden away from a harsh outside world, five young people have improvised a home in an abandoned airplane, a relic of their country’s tumultuous past. Elimane, the bookworm, is as street-smart as he is wise. Clever Khoudiemata maneuvers to keep

Thoughts on Ishmeal Beah's Novel "A Long Way Gone, Memoirs of a Boy Soldier"

Thoughts on Ishmeal Beah's Novel
  • Author : Victoria Schwer
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2014-02-14
  • ISBN : 9783656594741
GET THIS BOOKThoughts on Ishmeal Beah's Novel "A Long Way Gone, Memoirs of a Boy Soldier"

Essay aus dem Jahr 2012 im Fachbereich Englisch - Literatur, Werke, , Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: A Long Way Gone, Memoirs of a Boy Soldier is a memoir written by Ishmeal Beah. The book was published in 2007 and it ́s about a young boy, Ishmeal, who lost his family and became an unwilling young boy soldier during the civil war in Sierra Leone. He has been turned into a killing machine capable of horrible violence. This book is based on his true story,