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Homegoing : a novel / Yaa Gyasi.

Gyasi, Yaa, (author.).
Book Book (2016.)
Description: 305 pages : genealogical table ; 25 cm
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
6 of 33 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Phillips Academy.
31 current holds with 33 total copies.
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Phillips OWHL Stacks 2 FICTION G992H (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 1101947136
  • ISBN: 9781101947135
  • Edition: First edition.
Summary: Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, unknown to each other, are born into two different tribal villages in 18th century Ghana. Effia will be married off to an English colonial, and will live in comfort in the sprawling, palatial rooms of Cape Coast Castle, raising half-caste children who will be sent abroad to be educated in England before returning to the Gold Coast to serve as administrators of the Empire. Her sister, Esi, will be imprisoned beneath Effia in the Castle's women's dungeon, and then shipped off on a boat bound for America, where she will be sold into slavery.-- Provided by publisher.

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Gyasi, Yaa. "Homegoing : a novel." New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.

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