Thursday, February 1, 2007

A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier

A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier by Ishmael Beah

In a heart-wrenching, candid autobiography, 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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