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Homegoing - Yaa Gyasi
Homegoing
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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: audiobook
ISBN: 9780451484192
Publisher: Random House Audio
Edition language: English
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ladyofthelake
ladyofthelake rated it
5.0 Monumentale Familiengeschichte
Was für ein bemerkenswertes Buch! "Heimkehren" kratzt nicht nur an der Oberfläche, sondern geht tief unter die Haut. Yaa Gyasi erzählt die Geschichte zweier Schwestern aus Ghana und ihrer Nachfahren. Sie lernen sich nie kennen und ihre Leben könnten unterschiedlicher nicht sein: Effia heiratet einen...
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...
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