a long way gone


A Long Way Gone a novel by Ishmael Beah about Civil War in Sierra Leone. And how children are forced to become soldiers.



A Long Way Gone

Ishmael Beah’s novel A Long Way Gone. A true story about Ishmael Beah ,who becomes  an unwilling boy soldier during a civil war in Sierra Leone. When he is twelve. Beah village is attacked while he is away performing in a rap group with friends. Among the confusion ,violence and uncertainty of the war. Ishmael, his brother and his friends wonder from the village in search of food and shelter. They were forced to even steal food from children.