a long way gone

memoirs of a boy soldier

Ishmael beah

Ishmael was staying in a village when the rebels attacked so he ran away with his older brothers and fled but it was point less everywhere they went the rebels followed

historical conections

shermans march to the sea

in Sherman's march to the sea they practiced something called total war where they destroyed everything in sight

why this relates

the rebels in a long way gone would destroy everything they could find in the villages they attacked

important conflicts

conflict 1- man vs self