Scout Dialogue: Writers Collection

Ishmael Beah: Sun Valley Writers' Conference

Special | 28m 48s

Ishmael Beah discusses his bestselling book A Long Way Gone. The book details Ishamel's harrowing experiences in the 1990s when, as a teenager, he fought with the government-backed army in Sierra Leone during a brutal civil war.

Aired: 12/02/10

Rating: TV-G

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