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Homegoing: A novel - Yaa Gyasi
Homegoing: A novel
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A riveting, kaleidoscopic debut novel and the beginning of a major career: a novel about race, history, ancestry, love, and time that traces the descendants of two sisters torn apart in eighteenth-century Africa across three hundred years in Ghana and America. Two half sisters, Effia and Esi,... show more
A riveting, kaleidoscopic debut novel and the beginning of a major career: a novel about race, history, ancestry, love, and time that traces the descendants of two sisters torn apart in eighteenth-century Africa across three hundred years in Ghana and America. Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, unknown to each other, are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Gha
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101947135 (1101947136)
ASIN: 1101947136
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Scarlet's Web
Scarlet's Web rated it
2.5 Review: Homegoing: A novel by Yaa Gyasi
I would like to thank Penguin Books (UK) for providing me with an advanced reading copy of this book. Unpopular opinion time. I've had several friends recommend this book to me saying that it blew them away, but I have to admit I struggled with the format. Homegoing tells an important story but ...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
5.0 Homegoing: A novel
This is amazing storytelling. It follows the history of a family in Africa from the 1700's through to current times. All the feelings are there. The plot is fascinating. I've never read about how things were in Africa during this time. The different tribes were at war with each other. They had ...
Fiction Fantastic
Fiction Fantastic rated it
5.0 Homegoing: A novel
This author has an amazing ability to tell a long story in a short paragraph. Each story was unique and insightful, while each character had their own personality and nuances. Everything came together in a sweeping tale of the history of a family... of a people.The story follows the two branches of ...
I Live in Many Worlds
I Live in Many Worlds rated it
5.0 Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
How do I even review this book? I fell in love with it the moment I started reading it. The language is so rich and beautiful. The story itself is incredible. It spans multiple generations of the same family tree, telling you what became of this family from the beginning when they started off in wha...
JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it
3.0 Homegoing
Finished listening to Homegoing, the century-spanning multi-generational family saga by Yaa Gyasi. Glad I took the time to finish the book, but the stories covering the late 1800’s and early 1900’s were the weakest and didn't change my overall opinion. (See the earlier post ht...
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