A Long Way Gone

first publication date:  2007-02-13
genre:  memoir
original title:  A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
original language:  English
narrative location:  Sierra Leone

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier is a 2007 memoir written by Ishmael Beah, an author from Sierra Leone. The book is a firsthand account of Beah's time as a child soldier during the Sierra Leone Civil War in the 1990s. The book describes the change from Beah being an innocent child to being corrupted by war and its effects. The book received positive reception and won several awards. However, some news outlets and historians have claimed parts of the novel do not correlate with historical events and could be inaccurate. Source: Wikipedia (en)

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