In Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi takes an unconventional approach to a novel and does it well. From its start in Ghana, Homegoing begins with two half-sisters and follows their descendants through seven generations. Each chapter reads like its own short story; ties to the previous generation are sometimes ba...
Homegoing has received lots of praise and so my expectations were naturally very high. I have to say, however, that I'm a little disappointed. I really enjoyed the author's language and style. The way the story is told through several short stories with lots of backflashes reminded me a lot of Alice...
Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi, author; Dominic Hoffman, narratorAcross countries and centuries, land and sea, time and distance, families were separated and torn asunder by the slave trade. Yaa Gyasi takes the reader through the history of black life from the 1700’s until the present time, employing vignette...
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