A Long Way Gone

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A Long Way Gone

Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

By Ishmael Beah

Large Print Press, Paperback, Large Print, Large Print, 9781594132674, 397pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2008

This absorbing account by a young man who, as a boy of 12, gets swept up in Sierra Leone's civil war, goes beyond even the best journalistic efforts in revealing the life and mind of a child abducted into the horrors of warfare.