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Publisher Description

Ghana, eighteenth century: two half sisters are born into different villages, each unaware of the other. One will marry an Englishman and lead a life of comfort in the palatial rooms of the Cape Coast Castle. The other will be captured in a raid on her village, imprisoned in the very same castle, and sold into slavery.
 
One of Oprah’s Best Books of the Year and a PEN/Hemingway award winner, Homegoing follows the parallel paths of these sisters and their descendants through eight generations: from the Gold Coast to the plantations of Mississippi, from the American Civil War to Jazz Age Harlem. Yaa Gyasi’s extraordinary novel illuminates slavery’s troubled legacy both for those who were taken and those who stayed—and shows how the memory of captivity has been inscribed on the soul of our nation.
 
A New York Times Notable Book

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2016
June 7
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
320
Pages
PUBLISHER
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
10
MB

Customer Reviews

FaithFilled&Thankful75! ,

Amazing

Many thanks to Yaa Gyasi for crafting such an amazing piece of work.

NedieLolaKon ,

The Best Book I’ve read since I started High School

I don’t know where to begin to praise this book. You will not want to put it down. The narrative and story telling of this book is amazing and you will be amazed at the connections, even the smallest bit, can make you weep for the characters. The empathy I gained from this book is something a book has never done for me.

nydivine ,

Lost

I wanted to like this novel based on great reviews. It kept skipping generations and going back that I got lost and forgot who was who. This was boring. I stopped reading before half of the book. Just not for me.

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