Homegoing

 12.00

by Yaa Gyasi

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

Homegoing

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.

About the Author

Yaa Gyasi (born 1989) is a Ghanaian-American novelist. Her debut novel, Homegoing, published in 2016, won her, at the age of 26, the National Book Critics Circle’s John Leonard Award for best first book, the PEN/Hemingway Award for a first book of fiction, the National Book Foundation’s “5 under 35” honors for 2016 and the American Book Award. She was awarded a Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Literature in 2020.

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Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 12.8 × 2.5 × 19.7 cm

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