The Question and Answer section for A Long Way Gone is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Ishmael gives as a very vivid and chilling portrait of the horrors of war. Here we see mangled bodies, chopped body parts, intimidation, hate and disrespect in the worst. Yet even in the atrocities of war, there is hope.
Beah feels a sense of belonging with his friends. At times, strangers do help him. Beah also retains a little bit of his innocence; he likes his 80's rap music, through the story.
Chapter please? Are you referring to Ishmael's time in New York, or his experiences after returning to Sierra Leone...... or possibly his life after escaping Sierra Leone and moving to the states? Please be more specific when asking your...
No one greets the boys upon their arrival in Beah's grandmother's village of Kabati. The village is deserted.