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Video of beah discussing his title choice A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah: Chapter One There were all kinds of stories told about the war that made it sound as if it was happening in a faraway and different land. It wasn't until refugees started passing through our town that we began to see that it...

"The wheelbarrow came once a month, filled with rice, flour, tea, sugar, cooking oil, soap, toothpaste." #reading

"Over five years on the New York Times bestseller list, and published in 55 different languages. The Kite Runner is a novel about friendship, betrayal, and the price of loyalty. It is about the bonds between fathers and sons, and the power of their lies. Written against a history that has not been told in fiction before, The Kite Runner describes the rich culture and beauty of a land in the process of being destroyed. But with the devastation, Khaled Hosseini also gives us hope: through the…

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