HOMEGOING

Author : Yaa Gyasi

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Author : Yaa Gyasi

Publication: Penguin Books Ltd

Size: 129 x 196 x 27 (mm)

Weight: 228g

Main Material: Paperback

Language: English

ISBN: 9780241980446

EAN/UPC/ISBN: 9780241980446

Published: 25-Apr-2017

ISBN No : 9780241980446

Publication : Penguin Books Ltd

Main Material : Paperback

  • Classifications: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Readership:General (US: Trade)
  • Format: Paperback 320 pages

Selected for Granta's Best of Young American Novelists 2017Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Best First BookShortlisted for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction Effia and Esi: two sisters with two very different destinies. One sold into slavery; one a slave trader's wife.

The consequences of their fate reverberate through the generations that follow. Taking us from the Gold Coast of Africa to the cotton-picking plantations of Mississippi; from the missionary schools of Ghana to the dive bars of Harlem, spanning three continents and seven generations, Yaa Gyasi has written a miraculous novel - the intimate, gripping story of a brilliantly vivid cast of characters and through their lives the very story of America itself.Epic in its canvas and intimate in its portraits, Homegoing is a searing and profound debut from a masterly new writer.
 

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