A Long Way Gone

chpt 15: ? 2- Does it surprise u that beah spends a relatively small portion of the book describing his time as a solider in war? Why might he have decided to devote much more time to his life b4 and after his time in the army?

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1) As the novel is a memoir, it surprises me that we don't hear more about the war years.

2) He may have decided to devote his time to before and after the war because the war was too difficult to put down in words.