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The Horrors of Children at War

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A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah portrays the horrors of child soldiers and expresses the sadness of war. Ishmael decided to write this memoir to show the experiences he faced while he lived in Sierra ... Read full review

A truly compelling book

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Ishmael Beah was one of the ¿boy soldiers¿ forced to fight in Sierra Leone. His narrative storytelling type of writing makes this a powerful book. He was 12. He was educated. His culture was a warm ... Read full review

A Long Way Gone

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The style of writing for this type of subject was suttle and not over the top. I appreciated this. My book club choose this book I did not want to read it. But after the first chapter I could not get ... Read full review

Touching upon children's plight

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This book was selected for my book club to discuss. While the subject matter is quite disturbing, I feel that it is important for us to be aware of the plight of children in war-torn countries such as Sierra Leone. Perhaps more can be done to rescue them or at least mitigate their suffering. Read full review

Not to be missed!

User Review  - denis39 - Overstock.com

Simply and beautifully written, the book is a riveting account of a childhood stolen and given back. The horrors of life in Sierra Leone are told in a straight-forward manner through the eyes of a young boy. Enjoyed it cover to cover. Read full review

Book, was in Excellent/brand new condition.

User Review  - socialplanner - Overstock.com

Everrything was Excellent with the ordering and product, just the shipping took a long time to receive.....Yes would order from again! Read full review

Great Book

User Review  - nychome - Overstock.com

This is a great book! A truly amazing story and a fast read. I couln't put it down. You'll be moved. ... Read full review

Quick Delivery

User Review  - nls258 - Overstock.com

My son needed this book for school, we found the best price on O and it was delivered to us in just a short few days. Read full review

Great value

User Review  - adgn - Overstock.com

The book was in excellent condition upon delivery. The price was a bargain and the book was a good read with informative content about children and war. Read full review

A long way gone

User Review  - jparsley - Overstock.com

I purchased several copies of this book (hard back and CD) to give as gifts. That is how valuable I thought the story was. Read full review


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