A Long Way Gone
Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
ISBN10: 0374105235 ISBN13: 9780374105235 Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books Published: Feb 13 2007 Pages: 229 Weight: 0.80lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 6.00" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
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. 75,000 first printing.