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  • A Long Way Gone

    By Ishmael Beah

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Audio/CD
    • ISBN-13: 9781427206466
    • Publisher: St Martins Pr
    • Published: August 2008
    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.
  • A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

    By Ishmael Beah

    Our Price: $6.50 - $6.95
    Kindle Price: $8.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780374531263
    • Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
    • Published: August 2008
    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 horrific 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. An extraordinary, mesmerizing, heartbreaking and heartmaking account. With a Chronology. 229p.
  • A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

    By Ishmael Beah

    Our Price: $6.00
    Kindle Price: $9.23
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374105235
    • Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    • Published: February 2007
    The current attention to the many plights and atrocities of the developing African nations does not diminish the power and intensity of stories such as Ishmael Beah. In his debut memoir, 'Long Way Gone' the Sierra Leone expatriate chronicles his induction into the government army at the age of thirteen and his brutal introduction to the rebel war for insurrection. Rescued at sixteen by UNICEF aid workers and rescued from drug abuse and violent trauma, Beah would live to regain his humanity and compose this extraordinary memoir of mesmerizing and honest first-person accounts of his homeland's fierce struggle.
  • Radiance of Tomorrow

    By Ishmael Beah

    Our Price: $7.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780374535032
    • Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books / Farrar Straus and Giroux
    • Published: January 2015
    A haunting, beautiful first novel by the bestselling author of A Long Way GoneWhen 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 center 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 come 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 uncertainty of their past and future alike.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.Named one of the Christian Science Monitor's best fiction books of 2014
  • Radiance of Tomorrow

    By Ishmael Beah

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374246020
    • Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
    • Published: January 2014
    "A haunting, beautiful first novel by the bestselling author of A Long Way Gone 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 civilwar 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 center 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 come 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 uncertainty of their past and future alike. 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"--
  • They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children: The Global Quest to Eradicate the Use of Child Soldiers

    By Roméo Dallaire

    Our Price: $13.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780802779564
    • Publisher: Walker & Company
    • Published: May 2011
    The head of the ill-fated U.N. peacekeeping force in Rwanda and award-winning author of Shake Hands With the Devil draws on first-person testimony to trace the proliferation of child-soldier use throughout the world as well as international efforts to end the practice. 40,000 first printing.

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