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A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah
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Dec 19, 2007

it was amazing
bookshelves: owned-books, non-fiction, favorites
Recommended for: anyone
Read in December, 2007

I just finished reading this book, and I am still speechless from it. It is an amazing story of his life as a soldier in the army during the war in Sierra Leone. The descriptions he gave of the death of people, the killings, his escape play at all of your heart strings.

It may not be written with a certain "sophistication"...but it is definitely on my list now of one of the most memorable books.
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