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Ishmael Beah creates a poignant story of tragedy--and of joy.
Hard, hard, hard in part, due to the brutality they suffered, yet inspiring to see how one person survived, wound his way through great hardships and rebuilt his life!
This book will stay in your mind for a long time, which I think is a good thing.
Well written. Great imagery. Somewhat sad story, but has a very positive message about the power of the human spirit.Published 13 days ago by Mallory Thawley
Very well written novel by Ishmael Beah. His use of language is beautiful and very descriptive, which drew me in to this incredible story. I was immersed from the start!Published 1 month ago by Tracy
After A Long Way Home, his harrowing memoir of life as a child soldier, Ishmael Beah writes this haunting novel filled which illustrates the perseverance of hope and tradition. Read morePublished 1 month ago by K. L. Cotugno
Pretty good book about a war torn village coming back to life and then taken over by a mining company, again destroying the lives of the residents. Somewhat slow at times. Read morePublished 1 month ago by DJ 815
I had high hopes for this book. I was moved by A Long Way Gone, but after reading Radiance of Tomorrow, I am wondering if Ishmael Beah used a ghost writer for his... Read morePublished 2 months ago by ldh
Great use of language and insight into life in that part of the world. Ishmael Beah speaks from experience with authenticity.Published 2 months ago by marcus
I read this book for our book club and found it easier to get through emotionally than his first book but enjoyed them both very much. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Bobbie Redington
This book left me frustrated not because of the writing but because of the story. It's frustrating to read about the lives of these people and how corruption of corporations,... Read morePublished 2 months ago by K. Murray
Beautifully conveys the frustrations and sorrows of trying to start over in a country where the corruption is rampant and needs are overwhelming. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Susan G