The Resource Homegoing : a novel, Yaa Gyasi

Homegoing : a novel, Yaa Gyasi

Label
Homegoing : a novel
Title
Homegoing
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Yaa Gyasi
Title variation
Home going
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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. Stretching from the tribal wars of Ghana to slavery and Civil War in America, from the coal mines in the north to the Great Migration to the streets of 20th century Harlem, Yaa Gyasi's has written a modern masterpiece, a novel that moves through histories and geographies and--with outstanding economy and force--captures the troubled spirit of our own nation"--
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Provided by publisher
Awards note
The British Book Award for Fiction Debut of the Year: Shortlist, 2018.
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Homegoing : a novel, Yaa Gyasi
Label
Homegoing : a novel, Yaa Gyasi
Publication
Copyright
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn922630850
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780241980446
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Kōtui multi-version record
Other physical details
genealogical table

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