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Yaa goes south

Geraldine Kaye

Yaa goes south

by Geraldine Kaye

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Published by Oxford U.P. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- African.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John and Alison Tedman, illustrated by Elizabeth Vaughan.
    SeriesNew Oxford supplementary readers, grade 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1128 .K38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4], 74 p.
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4521649M
    LC Control Number79367564

    Yaa Gyasi was born in Ghana and raised in Huntsville, Alabama. She holds a BA in English from Stanford University and an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.   Winner of the NBCC's John Leonard First Book PrizeA New York Times Notable BookOne of Oprah’s 10 Favorite Books of NPR's Debut Novel of the YearOne of Buzzfeed's Best Fiction Books Of One of Time's Top 10 Novels of “Homegoing is an inspiration.” —Ta-Nehisi Coates The unforgettable New York Times best seller begins with the 4/5(86).

    The author has done her research, and though the book occasionally reads like a historical overview (each element - the beginning of cocoa cultivation in Ghana, the Fugitive Slave Act, and, later, the convict-lease system in America - feels summarized rather than dealt with dramatically), it has power and beauty, thanks to Gyasi's commanding style.   In 'Homegoing,' A Saga Of A Family United By Blood, Separated By Slavery Yaa Gyasi's debut short story collection begins in 18th century Ghana, where the slave trade separates two half sisters.

      The unhealed ruptures of slavery course through Homegoing, the hypnotic debut novel by Yaa Gyasi, a stirringly gifted young writer, that contemplates the consequences of human trafficking on both sides of the Atlantic The West African chapters are the heart of the book, a deep channeling of multilayered : 'Homegoing' book club with MashReads and Yaa Gyasi - Join MashReads for a night of food, friends, and books as we chat about our latest book club book Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi, with Yaa Gyasi herself, on Tuesday, July 25 at pm EST, at Mashable HQ in New York City (full address in event RSVP). The novel starts with two half-sisters, Effia and Esi, born in .


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