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Perm LocPunxsy
TitleHomegoing / Yaa Gyasi.
AuthorGyasi, Yaa, author.
CollectionAdult Fiction
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Perm LocCall NoBarcodeStatus
PunxsyFIC GYA30540000814263 
PunxsyFIC GYA30540000816483 

Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9781101947142 (ebook)
International Standard Book Number 9781101947135 (hardcover)
International Standard Book Number 9780451493835 (open market)
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 813/.6 23
Other Classification Number FIC049040 FIC008000 FIC019000 bisacsh
Personal Name Gyasi, Yaa, author.
Title Statement Homegoing / Yaa Gyasi.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
Physical Description 305 pages : genealogical table ; 25 cm
Content Type text rdacontent
Media Type unmediated rdamedia
Carrier Type volume rdacarrier
General Note "A novel"--Dust jacket.
Summary, Etc. "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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term FICTION / Literary. bisacsh
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term FICTION / Sagas. bisacsh
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term FICTION / African American / Historical. bisacsh
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