A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier - Chapters 9-12 Summary & Analysis

Ishmael Beah
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Chapters 9-12 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 9 - When they were walking, the boys heard a loud thundering sound. When they went to check out what it was, they discovered it was the ocean. They boys played on the sand and in the water. They moved on and came across a village. The village seemed deserted so the boys thought rebels had been there, but even as they were thinking that, villagers surrounded them and attacked them.

The boys tried to tell the villagers that they were harmless, but the villagers had heard that some young people were heading their way, and these young people were rebels. The men in the village took off the boys shoes and chased them out of the village. It was over 120┬░ that day, and their skin was burned off their feet. They came to a fishing hut, and the...

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