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Author: Ishmael Beah
Original Title: A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
Book Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 229 pages
First Published in: February 13th 2007
Latest Edition: February 13th 2007
Language: English
Awards: Christopher Award (2008), ALA Alex Award (2008), Lincoln Award Nominee (2010), NAIBA Book of the Year for Nonfiction (2007), Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award Nominee (2008)
Main Characters: Ishmael Beah, Musa, Esther, 'Junior' Beah, Talloi
category: non fiction, autobiography, memoir, cultural, africa, biography, war
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A Long Way Gone

Author: Ishmael Beah
Publsiher: Penguin Canada
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2013-07-02
ISBN 10: 0143190369
ISBN 13: 9780143190363
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

At the age of twelve, Ishmael Beah fled attacking rebels in Sierra Leone and wandered a land rendered unrecognizable by violence. By thirteen, he'd been picked up by the government army, and Beah, at heart a gentle boy, found that he was capable of truly terrible acts. At sixteen, he was removed from fighting by UNICEF, and through the help of the staff at his rehabilitation center, he learned how to forgive himself, to regain his humanity, and, finally, to heal. This is an extraordinary and mesmerizing account, told with real literary force and heartbreaking honesty.

A Long Way Gone

Author: Ishmael Beah
Publsiher: Sarah Crichton Books
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2008-08-05
ISBN 10: 9780374531263
ISBN 13: 0374531269
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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.

Radiance of Tomorrow

Author: Ishmael Beah
Publsiher: Penguin Canada
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2014-01-07
ISBN 10: 0143191721
ISBN 13: 9780143191728
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

When Ishmael Beah’s A Long Way Gone was published in 2007, it soared to the top of bestseller lists, becoming an instant classic: a harrowing account of Sierra Leone’s civil war and the fate of child soldiers that “everyone in the world should read” (The Washington Post). Now Beah, whom Dave Eggers has called “arguably the most read African writer in contemporary literature,” has returned with his first novel, an affecting, tender parable about postwar life in Sierra Leone. At the centre of Radiance of Tomorrow are Benjamin and Bockarie, two longtime friends who return to their hometown, Imperi, after the civil war. The village is in ruins, the ground covered in bones. As more villagers begin to file back, Benjamin and Bockarie try to forge a new community by taking up their former posts as teachers, but they’re beset by obstacles: a scarcity of food; a rash of murders, thievery, rape, and retaliation; and the depredations of a foreign mining company intent on sullying the town’s water supply and blocking its paths with electric wires. As Benjamin and Bockarie search for a way to restore order, they’re forced to reckon with the pain of their past and the uncertainty of their future. With the gentle lyricism of a dream and the moral clarity of a fable, Radiance of Tomorrow is a powerful novel about preserving what means the most to us, even in uncertain times. It marks the start of an exciting new chapter for Ishmael Beah.

A Long Way Gone

Author: Ishmael Beah
Publsiher: Turtleback
Total Pages: 229
Release: 2008-08-01
ISBN 10: 9781417828456
ISBN 13: 1417828455
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

In this heart-wrenching, candid memoir, a former child soldier details the violent civil war that wracked his native Sierra Leone.

Long Way Gone

Author: Charles Martin
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2016-10-04
ISBN 10: 9780718084714
ISBN 13: 0718084713
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cooper O Connor was a long way from home---both geographically and from the damage he caused. Now that he s back, is healing possible?'

Long Way Gone

Author: Charles Martin
Publsiher: Christian Series Level I (24)
Total Pages: 500
Release: 2016-12-01
ISBN 10: 9781683242024
ISBN 13: 1683242025
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

At the age of eighteen, musician and songwriter Cooper O’Connor took everything his father held dear and drove 1,200 miles from home to Nashville, his life riding on a six-string guitar and the bold wager that he had talent. But his wager soon proved foolish.

Outrun the Moon

Author: Stacey Lee
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2016-05-24
ISBN 10: 0698198042
ISBN 13: 9780698198043
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL
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From the author of the critically acclaimed Under a Painted Sky, an unforgettable story of determination set against a backdrop of devastating tragedy. Perfect for fans of Code Name Verity. Winner of the PEN Center USA Literary Award for Young Adult Winner of the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature San Francisco, 1906: Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong is determined to break from the poverty of Chinatown, and an education at St. Clare’s School for Girls is her best hope. Although St. Clare’s is off-limits to all but the wealthiest white girls, Mercy gains admittance through a mix of cunning and a little bribery, only to discover that getting in was the easiest part. Not to be undone by a bunch of spoiled heiresses, Mercy stands strong—until disaster strikes. On April 18, a historic earthquake rocks San Francisco, destroying Mercy’s home and school. Now she’s forced to wait with her classmates for their families in a temporary park encampment. Though fires might rage, and the city may be in shambles, Mercy can’t sit by while they wait for the army to bring help—she still has the “bossy” cheeks that mark her as someone who gets things done. But what can one teenage girl do to heal so many suffering in her broken city? Stacey Lee masterfully crafts another remarkable novel set against a unique historical backdrop. Strong-willed Mercy Wong leads a cast of diverse characters in this extraordinary tale of survival.

A Death in Belmont

Author: Sebastian Junger
Publsiher: W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2006-04-17
ISBN 10: 9780393077377
ISBN 13: 0393077373
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A fatal collision of three lives in the most intriguing and original crime story since In Cold Blood. In the spring of 1963, the quiet suburb of Belmont, Massachusetts, is rocked by a shocking sex murder that exactly fits the pattern of the Boston Strangler. Sensing a break in the case that has paralyzed the city of Boston, the police track down a black man, Roy Smith, who cleaned the victim's house that day and left a receipt with his name on the kitchen counter. Smith is hastily convicted of the Belmont murder, but the terror of the Strangler continues. On the day of the murder, Albert DeSalvo—the man who would eventually confess in lurid detail to the Strangler's crimes—is also in Belmont, working as a carpenter at the Jungers' home. In this spare, powerful narrative, Sebastian Junger chronicles three lives that collide—and ultimately are destroyed—in the vortex of one of the first and most controversial serial murder cases in America.

Black Rednecks and White Liberals

Author: Thomas Sowell
Publsiher: ReadHowYouWant.com
Total Pages: 580
Release: 2010-09-17
ISBN 10: 1459602218
ISBN 13: 9781459602212
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

This explosive new book challenges many of the long-prevailing assumptions about blacks, about Jews, about Germans, about slavery, and about education. Plainly written, powerfully reasoned, and backed with a startling array of documented facts, Black Rednecks and White Liberals takes on not only the trendy intellectuals of our times but also such historic interpreters of American life as Alexis de Tocqueville and Frederick Law Olmsted. In a series of long essays, this book presents an in-depth look at key beliefs behind many mistaken and dangerous actions, policies, and trends. It presents eye-opening insights into the historical development of the ghetto culture that is today wrongly seen as a unique black identity - a culture cheered on toward self-destruction by white liberals who consider themselves 'friends' of blacks. An essay titled 'the Real History of Slavery' presents a jolting re-examination of that tragic institution and the narrow and distorted way it is too often seen today. The reasons for the venomous hatred of Jews, and of other groups like them in countries around the world, are explored in an essay that asks, 'Are Jews Generic?' Misconceptions of German history in general, and of the Nazi era in particular, are also re-examined. So too are the inspiring achievements and painful tragedies of black education in the United States. Black Rednecks and White Liberals is the capstone of decades of outstanding research and writing on racial and cultural issues by Thomas Sowell.

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Author: Jason Reynolds
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2017-10-24
ISBN 10: 1481438271
ISBN 13: 9781481438278
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Black Man s Grave

Author: Gary Stewart,John Amman
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 223
Release: 2007
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105124079463
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Was it really all about diamonds? Sierra Leone was ripe for revolution; the Revolutionary United Front just didn't know how to pull it off. Meet the greedy politicians who hijacked Sierra Leone's fledgling democracy, the rebels who brought them down, and the villagers of Fadugu who struggled to survive the country's chaotic descent into civil war.

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Author: Hanya Yanagihara
Publsiher: Anchor
Total Pages: 736
Release: 2015-03-10
ISBN 10: 0385539266
ISBN 13: 9780385539265
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Atlas Shrugged

Author: Ayn Rand
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 1088
Release: 2005-04-21
ISBN 10: 1101137193
ISBN 13: 9781101137192
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Peopled by larger-than-life heroes and villains, charged with towering questions of good and evil, Atlas Shrugged is Ayn Rand’s magnum opus: a philosophical revolution told in the form of an action thriller—nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read. Who is John Galt? When he says that he will stop the motor of the world, is he a destroyer or a liberator? Why does he have to fight his battles not against his enemies but against those who need him most? Why does he fight his hardest battle against the woman he loves? You will know the answer to these questions when you discover the reason behind the baffling events that play havoc with the lives of the amazing men and women in this book. You will discover why a productive genius becomes a worthless playboy...why a great steel industrialist is working for his own destruction...why a composer gives up his career on the night of his triumph...why a beautiful woman who runs a transcontinental railroad falls in love with the man she has sworn to kill. Atlas Shrugged, a modern classic and Rand’s most extensive statement of Objectivism—her groundbreaking philosophy—offers the reader the spectacle of human greatness, depicted with all the poetry and power of one of the twentieth century’s leading artists.

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Author: Mitch Albom
Publsiher: Hyperion
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2007-04-01
ISBN 10: 9780786891177
ISBN 13: 0786891173
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL
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Author: Mariatu Kamara,Susan McClelland
Publsiher: Allen & Unwin
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2009-05-04
ISBN 10: 1743437196
ISBN 13: 9781743437193
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

'In my culture, every story is told with the purpose of either imparting knowledge, repairing a broken bond, or transforming the listener and the teller. Mariatu's story embodies all of these elements.' from the Introduction by Ishmael Beah Mariatu Kamara grew up in a small village in Sierra Leone, surrounded by family and friends. At first, rumours of the civil war were no more than a distant worry. But then the rebels attacked. Heavily armed soldiers, some no older than 12-year-old Mariatu herself, attacked her village, torturing her brutally and killing many of the people she loved. During this senseless violence, they cut off both her hands. Miraculously, Mariatu survived. Then began her journey of recovery, from the African bush to begging in the streets of Freetown, and ultimately to a new life in North America. 'A great read... It's like a cross between Parvana and Memoirs of a Geisha.' Samantha, 16 It feels as if Mariatu Kamara is sitting in the room with you, telling her story...real and honest. A really powerful book. I cried on several occasions.' Isabella, 19 '...a powerful commentary on one of the many costs of wars. An essential purchase...' Kirkus

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Total Pages: 272
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Total Pages: 240
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ISBN 10: 1441217010
ISBN 13: 9781441217011
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Summarized and Analyzed a Long Way Gone

Author: Student World
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 104
Release: 2017-08-19
ISBN 10: 9781549538599
ISBN 13: 1549538594
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL
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Ishmael Beah made his name known in the literary world through his highly successful memoir 'A Long Way Gone' that was first published in 2007. This author from Sierra Leone is probably the only author from the war-torn country, Sierra Leone, telling the truth through his own experiences as a child soldier. However, it is notable that 'A Long Way Gone' is not an autobiography.During the early 1990s, the author was a child soldier in Sierra Leone while the country was having a destructive experience of the civil war in the country. The author very sincerely presents the firsthand account of the life that the author had spent as a child soldier.