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Ishmael Beah
Beah in Cologne, Germany on 28 June 2016
Beah in Cologne, Germany on 28 June 2016
Born Ismael Beah
23 November 1980 (1980-11-23) (ageĀ 40)
Mogbwemo, Bonthe District, Sierra Leone
Occupation author, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Children Affected by War, human rights activist, former child soldier
Nationality Sierra Leonean
Notable works A Long Way Gone
Little Family
Radiance of Tomorrow
Relatives Junior Beah
Ibrahim Beah
Biyanka Beah (siblings)
Priscillia Kounkou Hoveyda (wife)

Ishmael Beah (born 23 November 1980) is a Sierra Leonean author and human rights activist who rose to fame with his acclaimed memoir, A Long Way Gone. His novel Radiance of Tomorrow was published in January 2014. His most recent novel Little Family was published in April 2020.

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