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The Resource A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier, Ishmael Beah

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

Label
A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier
Title
A long way gone
Title remainder
memoirs of a boy soldier
Statement of responsibility
Ishmael Beah
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Alex Award, 2008.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2007
  • School Library Journal's Adult Books for High School Students: 2007
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2008
  • YALSA Outstanding Books for the College Bound - Social Sciences: 2009
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2010
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2007.
Biography type
autobiography
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189270
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 966.404
  • 920
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
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920
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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memoirs of a boy soldier
Label
A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier, Ishmael Beah
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Sarah Crichton Books."
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
229 p.
Isbn
9780374105235
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006017101
Other physical details
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) o69423270
  • (OCoLC)69423270
Label
A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier, Ishmael Beah
Publication
Note
"Sarah Crichton Books."
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
229 p.
Isbn
9780374105235
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006017101
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o69423270
  • (OCoLC)69423270

Library Locations

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      33.38561 -84.669793
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      33.387732 -84.816797

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