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A Long WayGone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier is by Ishmael Beah. She wanted my view of the book. The book deals with child soldiers in Sierre Leone in the 80’s and 90’s. I was asked to read this book by a Mother whose child was required to read it over the summer. I found this book hard to deal with. The graphics of the rebel soldiers is too graphic. I question having this book or similar ones read over the summer by students. I feel it should be read in class with explanations for the students handy.
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier (2007) is a memoir written by Ishmael Beah, an author from Sierra Leone. Beah ran away from his village at the age of 12 after it was attacked by rebels, and he became forever separated from his immediate family. He wandered the war-filled country and was forced to join an army unit who brainwashed him into using guns and drugs
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Ishmael Beah's 2007 memoir, A Long Way Gone, tells the story of a boy who's not so lucky. Who are we to argue with The Washington Post? Let's do it. What is A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier About and Why Should I Care? Child soldier. What does that even mean?
Ishmael Beah's 2007 memoir, A Long Way Gone, tells the story of a boy who's not so lucky. The book records his real-life experiences as a 12-year-old caught up in a bloody civil war in his home country of Sierra Leone. When his village is attacked by rebel fighters, Ishmael loses his home and family. He's forced to wander around looking for food, hiding in the woods and trying to avoid getting gunned down by soldiers. What does that even mean?
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Ishmael Beah – the author of the book and main character. In 2007, Beah chronicled his experience in the memoir, ‘A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier’ and the book was met with instant success
Ishmael Beah – the author of the book and main character. Ishmael was a child solider for the Serra Leone Armed Services for several years. Ishmael’s story is one of individual change and survival. In 2007, Beah chronicled his experience in the memoir, ‘A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier’ and the book was met with instant success. In 2009, Beah, then 29, traveled back to Sierra Leone for a segment on the shows ABC News and described the return as bittersweet. Beah is currently at work on his second book which is to be a fictional story about the life a community returning to normalcy after a civil war.
Sarah Crichton Books. This is how wars are fought now: by children, hopped-up on drugs and wielding AK-47s. Children have become soldiers of choice. In the more than fifty conflicts going on worldwide, it is estimated that there are some 300,000 child soldiers. Child soldiers have been profiled by journalists, and novelists have struggled to imagine their lives.
The great benefit of Ishmael Beah’s memoir, A Long Way Gone, is that it may help us arrive at. .
The great benefit of Ishmael Beah’s memoir, A Long Way Gone, is that it may help us arrive at an understanding of this situation. Beah’s autobiography is almost unique, as far as I can determine - perhaps the first time that a child soldier has been able to give literary voice to one of the most distressing phenomena of the late 20th century: the rise of the pubescent (or even prepubescent) warrior-killer. Beah was 12 years old when the civil war in Sierra Leone entered his life, in 1993.
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