By Yaa Gyasi
THE SUNDAY occasions BESTSELLER
Selected for Granta's better of younger American Novelists 2017
Winner of the nationwide publication Critics Circle Award for top First Book
Shortlisted for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction
Effia and Esi: sisters with very assorted destinies. One bought into slavery; one a slave trader's spouse. the implications in their destiny reverberate throughout the generations that keep on with. Taking us from the Gold Coast of Africa to the cotton-picking plantations of Mississippi; from the missionary colleges of Ghana to the dive bars of Harlem, spanning 3 continents and 7 generations, Yaa Gyasi has written a superb novel - the intimate, gripping tale of a brilliantly bright forged of characters and during their lives the very tale of the US itself.
Epic in its canvas and intimate in its pictures, Homegoing is a searing and profound debut from a masterly new writer.
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