Homegoing

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    A Hay Festival and The Poole VOTE 100 BOOKS for Women Selection 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. Selected for Granta's Best of Young American Novelists 2017 Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Best First Book Shortlisted for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction Shortlisted for the Beautiful Book Award 2017

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    Number of Pages: 320
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780241975237
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    Listed in: Modern & contemporary fiction
    Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

    Books by Yaa Gyasi

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    RRP: £8.99

    Total: £7.85

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