A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier


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Author: Ishmael Beah
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Date of Publication: 2008

ISBN: 978-0374531263

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. 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 ha