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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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
189270
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beah, Ishmael
Dewey number
  • 966.404
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DT516.828.B43
LC item number
A3 2007
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
920
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beah, Ishmael
  • Child soldiers
  • Sierra Leone
  • Sierra Leone
  • Sierra Leone
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
memoirs of a boy soldier
Label
A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier, Ishmael Beah
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Sarah Crichton books."
  • Originally published in hardcover: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2007
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First paperback edition
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9780374531263
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)190850795
  • (OCoLC)ocn190850795
  • 307664
Label
A long way gone : memoirs of a boy soldier, Ishmael Beah
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Sarah Crichton books."
  • Originally published in hardcover: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2007
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First paperback edition
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9780374531263
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)190850795
  • (OCoLC)ocn190850795
  • 307664

Library Locations

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