A Long Way Gone
By: Ishmael Beah
- Ishmael Beah is a young boy who is trying to survive a war within his country with only himself and his friends together.
- Many times, he experienced hunger to the extent of where it hurt to drink water and had cramps in the pit of their stomach.
- When he was with his friends, they went through many hardships. One was when the rebels came to the village they were in and began recruiting people to the rebels side; they were almost killed then by the rebels.