They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children

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They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children
Author Roméo Dallaire
Illustrator Ben Weeks[1]
Cover artist Hans Madej[1]
Language English
Publisher Random House: Hutchinson,[2] Cornerstone.[3] Bloomsbury Publishing: Walker & Company[4]
Pages 320[4]
ISBN 978-0-09-179632-7
Roméo Dallaire talks about They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children on Bookbits radio.

They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children is a non-fiction book by the Canadian senator, humanitarian, author and retired general Romeo Dallaire (with Jessica Dee Humphreys) about the child-soldier phenomenon. The book contains a foreword by Ishmael Beah, an ex child soldier and author of A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier. They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children was first published in Canada in 2010 by Random House, and in Great Britain in 2010 by Hutchinson.[1]


Review Quotes[edit]

"A compelling, moving and insightful book that exposes the problem of child soldiers in all its dimensions. . . . The book is emblematic of Dallaire’s resolve, compassion and abiding commitment to justice. . . . Refreshingly sincere." —Samantha Nutt, The Globe and Mail (Best Book)[5]

"Gripping." —Calgary Herald[6]


"Discover for yourself the compassion that shines through in this book. . . . Heartbreaking and informative. . . . After all the horrors Dallaire has seen, his enthusiasm and optimism is a wonder. But it’s also infectious and refreshing." The Gazette[6]

"Painful but beautifully rendered." The Vancouver Sun[6]

"As a documentation of the changing face of modern global warfare it is a must-read." Telegraph-Journal[6]

"Dallaire portrays the making, training, and deployment of child soldiers in detail that is often painful to read." — Emily Donaldson from Quill & Quire[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Dallaire, Roméo. They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children. Hutchinson, 2010.
  2. ^ "cdon.se, published by Hutchinson". Archived from the original on March 28, 2009. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "cdon.se, published by Cornerstone". Archived from the original on March 28, 2009. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "cdon.se, published by Walker & Company". Archived from the original on March 28, 2009. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  5. ^ Samantha Nutt (Nov 9, 2010). "Arms and the child". theglobeandmail.com. Retrieved 22 January 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c d "Random House". Retrieved 22 January 2011. 
  7. ^ Emily Donaldson (December 2010). "They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children: The Global Quest to Eradicate the Use of Child Soldiers". quillandquire.com. Retrieved 22 January 2011.