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Homegoing

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A PENGUIN BOOK CLUB PICK

"Homegoing is an inspiration." —Ta-Nehisi Coates 


An unforgettable New York Times bestseller of exceptional scope and sweeping vision that traces the descendants of two sisters across three hundred years in Ghana and America.


A riveting kaleidoscopic debut novel and the beginning of a major career: Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing is a novel about race, history, ancestry, love and time, charting the course of two sisters torn apart in 18th century Africa through to the present day.
     Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, unknown to each other, are born into two different tribal villages in 18th century Ghana. Effia will be married off to an English colonist, and will live in comfort in the sprawling, palatial rooms of Cape Coast Castle, raising "half-caste" children who will be sent abroad to be educated in England before returning to the Gold Coast to serve as administrators...

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Publisher: Doubleday Canada
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  • ISBN: 9780385686143
  • File size: 5456 KB
  • Release date: June 7, 2016

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  • ISBN: 9780385686143
  • File size: 5456 KB
  • Release date: June 7, 2016

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English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:910
Text Difficulty:4-5

A PENGUIN BOOK CLUB PICK

"Homegoing is an inspiration." —Ta-Nehisi Coates 


An unforgettable New York Times bestseller of exceptional scope and sweeping vision that traces the descendants of two sisters across three hundred years in Ghana and America.


A riveting kaleidoscopic debut novel and the beginning of a major career: Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing is a novel about race, history, ancestry, love and time, charting the course of two sisters torn apart in 18th century Africa through to the present day.
     Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, unknown to each other, are born into two different tribal villages in 18th century Ghana. Effia will be married off to an English colonist, and will live in comfort in the sprawling, palatial rooms of Cape Coast Castle, raising "half-caste" children who will be sent abroad to be educated in England before returning to the Gold Coast to serve as administrators...

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