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Homegoing

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This edition was published in by Alfred A. Knopf in New York, USA.

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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.
--publisher's description

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2019, Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial (USA) LLC
in Spanish / español
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Homegoing
2017 April, Garzanti
E-book in Italian - Prima edizione digitale
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Homegoing
2017 April, Vintage Books
Trade Paperback in English - First Vintage Books Edition
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Volver a casa
2017 March, Salamandra
Paperback in Spanish / español - 1ª edición
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Homegoing
2017 April, Vintage Books
Trade Paperback in English - First Vintage Books Edition
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Homegoing
2017, Penguin Books, Limited
in English
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Heimför
2017, JPV
E-book in Icelandic
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Homegoing
2017, Penguin Books, Limited
in English
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Homegoing
May 02, 2017, Anchor Canada
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Homegoing
2017, Penguin Books, Limited
in English
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Homegoing
2016 June 07, Books on Tape
Digital Audio in English
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Homegoing
2016, Penguin Books, Limited
in English
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Homegoing
2016, Random House Large Print
Paperback in English - First Large Print Edition
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Homegoing
2016, Bond Street Books / Penguin Random House
Hardcover in English
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Homegoing
2016, Viking
E-book in English
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Homegoing: A novel
Jun 07, 2016, Random House Audio
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Homegoing
Jun 07, 2016, Random House
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Homegoing
2016, Alfred A. Knopf
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Homegoing
2016, Bond Street Books / Doubleday
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Homegoing
2016, Alfred A. Knopf
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Hjemfærd
2016, Lindhardt og Ringhof
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Hjemfærd
2016, Lindhardt og Ringhof
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Homegoing

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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.
--publisher's description

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The night Effia Otcher was born into the musky heat of Fanteland, a fire raged through the woods just outside her father’s compound.
added by Lisa.) "First Sentence"

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This edition was published in by Alfred A. Knopf in New York, USA.


Edition Notes

A Borzoi Book

Copyright Date
2016

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.6
Library of Congress
PS3607.Y37 H66 2016
lccn_permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2015039411

Contributors

Cover Design
Peter Mendelsund

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26387338M
ISBN 10
1101947136
ISBN 13
9781101947135
LC Control Number
2015039411
OCLC/WorldCat
980876436
Amazon UK
1101947136
British Library
BLL01018010891
Canadian National Library Archive
44710004
Goodreads
27071490

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