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‾ $0.00 Read [ Homegoing: A novel ] For Free ⁘ Kindle Author Yaa Gyasi ₉ ‾ $0.00 Read [ Homegoing: A novel ] For Free ⁘ Kindle Author Yaa Gyasi ₉ This sweeping family saga encompasses seven generations of descendants of a Fante and his captured Asante house slave After giving birth to a daughter, Maame manages to escape, making her way alone back to her own village She is taken in by an Asante warrior, becomes his third wife, and has a second daughter by him The two sisters, Effia and Esi, will never meet, their lives will follow very different paths, but their descendants will share a legacy of warfare and slavery Effia will marry an Englishman who oversees the British interest in the Gold Coast slave trade Esi will be captured by Fante warriors, traded to the Englishmen, and shipped to America to be sold into slavery Progressing through 300 years of Ghanaian and American history, the narrative unfolds in a series of concise portraits of each sister s progeny that capture pivotal moments in each individual s life Every portrait reads like a short story unto itself, making this volume a good choice for harried teens, yet Gyasi imbues the work with a remarkably seamless feel Through the combined historical perspectives of each descendant, the author reveals that racism is often rooted in tribalism, greed, and the lust for power Many students will be surprised to discover that the enslavement of Africans was not just a white man s crime VERDICT Well researched, beautifully told, and easy to read, this title is destined to become required, as well as enlightening, reading for teens.Cary Frostick, formerly at Mary Riley Styles Public Library, Falls Church, VAA New York Times BestsellerInternational BestsellerWinner of theNationalBookCritics Circle sJohn Leonard Prize for Outstanding First BookWinner of thePEN Hemingway Award for Debut FictionFinalist for the PEN Robert W Bingham Prize for Debut FictionRunner up of the 2017 Dayton Literary Peace Prize in fictionLonglisted for the International Dylan Thomas PrizeNominated for the Center for Fiction First Novel PrizeA New York Times Notable BookA Washington Post Notable BookA Time Top NovelAn Oprah Favorite BookA Globe and Mail Best BookA GuardianBest BookA National Post Best BookA CBC Best BookAn Entertainment Weekly Best BookA Buzzfeed Best BookA BBC Best BookAn Esquire Best BookAn Atlantic Best BookA Kirkus ReviewsBest BookAn NPR Best BookA Harper s Bazaar Best BookAn Elle Best BookA Paste Magazine Best BookA Jezebel Best BookAn A.V Club Favorite BookA British GQ Best BookA Popsugar Best BookA Financial Times Best BookIt s impossible not to admire the ambition and scope of Homegoing, and thanks to Ms Gyasi s instinctive storytelling gifts, the book leaves the reader with a visceral understanding of both the savage realities of slavery and the emotional damage that is handed down, over the centuries, from mothers to daughters, fathers to sons At its best, the novel makes us experience the horrors of slavery on an intimate, personal level by its conclusion, the characters tales of loss and resilience have acquired an inexorable and cumulative emotional weight Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times Book ReviewGyasi s characters are so fully realized, so elegantly carvedvery often I found myself longing to hear I think I needed to read a book like this to remember what is possible I think I needed to remember what happens when you pair a gifted literary mind to an epic task Homegoing is an inspiration.Ta Nehisi Coates, National Book Award winning author of Between the World and MeA blazing success The sum of Homegoing s parts is remarkable, a panoramic portrait of the slave trade and its reverberations, told through the travails of one family that carries the scars of that legacy Gyasi s characters may be fictional, but their stories are representative of a range of experience that is all too real and difficult to uncover Terrible things happen to them they re constantly cleaved apart, and in the process, cut off from their own stories In her ambitious and sweeping novel, Gyasi has made these lost stories a little visible Los Angeles Times Homegoing is assured and propulsive, feeling as inevitable as time itself in its pacing, each chapter delving deep into the life of one man or woman, reeling through lives burned by histories both global and domestic Homegoing is in a league of its own, contemporary and complex and astoundingly assured With Homegoing, Gyasi arrives, already a major and inspiring literary talent Toronto Star Yaa Gyasi s much anticipated novel lives up to the hype Homegoing is a dazzling and much anticipated debut At 27, Gyasi is already a consummate craftsperson, ferrying us to and fro across the Atlantic with ease Homegoingis a footbridge across the Atlanticproof that blood is thicker than wide water, confirmation that, yes indeed, we can go home again MacleansAmbitious, but Gyasi pulls it off Such a powerful debut The Globe and Mail Homegoing, Gyasi s debut novel, is a work of remarkable intimacy and scope that introduces a writer whose artistry and ambitions are equally matched National Post Homegoing is a hypnotic debut novel by Yaa Gyasi, a stirringly gifted young writer The great, aching gift of the novel is that it offers, in its own way, the very thing that enslavement denied its descendants the possibility of imagining the connection between the broken threads of their origins Isabel Wilkerson, The New York Times A rich debut novel Gyasi is asking us to consider the tangled chains of moral responsibility that hang on our history This is one of the many issues that Homegoingexplores so powerfully The 18th century chapters resonate with the tones of legend, while the contemporary chapters shine with clear eyed realism And somehow all this takes place in the miraculous efficiency of just 300 pages Truly captivating Ron Charles, The Washington PostEpic.Astonishing Page turning Entertainment WeeklyLike Zadie Smith and Diana Evans and Nigel Shriver before her, Yaa Gyasi has delivered what will probably be my favourite book of 2016 Extraordinary.She writes so vividly that you carry every character along with you as you meet the nexttheir history, their tragedy, their hope, all of it coursing through, multiplied by generation Homegoingis a beautiful achievement.It s essential It s the work of a major new voice in women s literature Elaine Lui, co host of The SocialThe most powerful debut novel of 2016 Carrying on in the tradition of her foremotherslike Toni Morrison, Edwidge Danticat, Assia Djebar and Bessie HeadGyasi has created a marvelous work of fiction that both embraces and re writes history Paste Magazine Homegoing is stunning Weaving together multiple perspectives, Gyasi s powerful novel is fire and water, black and white, broken and wholea tremendous feat Winnipeg Free PressTremendous Homegoing brims with complex emotions and insights about the human condition It is essential reading from a young writer whose stellar instincts, sturdy craftsmanship and penetrating wisdom seem likely to continue apacemuch to our good fortune as readers San Francisco Chronicle Homegoing is exuberantly large canvas, taking on the biggest American themesrace and sex, history and identitywith fresh perspective Toni Morrison s influence is palpable in Gyasi s historicity and lyricism What is uniquely Gyasi s is her ability to connect it so explicitly to the present day No novel has better illustrated the way in which racism became institutionalized in this country VogueA first novel that brims with compassion A sprawling epic Meshing the streets of Harlem and the Gold Coast of Ghana in the pages of one novel is a remarkable achievement In Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi has given rare and heroic voice to the missing and suppressed NPR Books Rich, epic.Each chapter is tightly plotted, and there are suspenseful, even spectacular climaxes.Christian Lorentzen, New York MagazineGripping Wall Street Journal A memorable epic of changing families and changing nations Chicago TribuneRemarkable.Compelling.Powerful Boston Globe Homegoingis an epic novel in every sense of the word A stunning, unforgettable account of family, history, and racism, Homegoingis an ambitious work that lives up to the hype BuzzfeedStunning Homegoing may just be one of the richest, most rewarding reads of 2016 Elle Homegoing is a remarkable feata novel at once epic and intimate, capturing the moral weight of history as it bears down on individual struggles, hopes, and fears.A tremendous debut.Phil Klay, National Book Award winning author of RedeploymentExceptionally engaging Homegoing is one hell of a book the writing is so damn good.I recommend Homegoing without reservation Definitely a must read for 2016 Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author of Bad FeministMoving and haunting, Homegoing is a compelling story that takes us further along the road of understanding who we are British GQ Homegoingis stunninga truly heartbreaking work of literary genius BustleGyasi s amazing debut offers an unforgettable, page turning look at the histories of Ghana and America, as the author traces a single bloodline across seven generations Gyasi writes each narrative with remarkable freshness and subtlety A marvelous novel Publishers Weekly, starred reviewThe arrival of a major new voice in American literature Poets WritersUnique Striking The Huffington PostDazzling Mother JonesApromising debut that s awake to emotional, political and cultural tensions across time and continents Kirkus Reviews A commanding debut that will stay with you long after you ve finished reading When people talk about all the things fiction can teach its readers, they re talking about books like this Marie ClaireOne of the most fantastic books I ve read in a long time You cry and you laugh as you re reading it A beautiful story Trevor Noah , host of The Daily Showand New York Times bestselling author of Born a CrimeA deeply empathetic novel An affecting examination of the soul destroying and lingering effects of slavery Financial Times Gyasi is an unshowy writer, with moments of real authority She gives voice to suppressed stories, and that feels hugely important Homegoing certainly deserves our attention The Sunday Times UK Bewitching Just as un put down able as The Girl on the Train With twisty surprises at every bend, this haunting tale of sisters, betrayal and the murky waters of our memories will stay with you long after you turn the last page Popsugar Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Goodreads Share book Homegoing is an astonishing and heartrending debut novel written the undeniably talented Truly epic in scope, covers a span of about three hundred years from eighteenth century straight into twentieth A Kindle edition Download it once read on your device, PC, phones or tablets Use features like bookmarks, note taking highlighting while reading Book Review Homegoing, By NPR Jun , In has given rare heroic voice to missing suppressed Jean Zimmerman s latest novel, Savage Girl, out now paperback Books May millions other books are available for instant access view eBook Audible audiobook Enter mobile number email address below we ll send you link download free App inspiration Ta Nehisi Coates The unforgettable New York Times best seller begins with story two half sisters, separated forces beyond their control one sold slavery, married British slaver Novel Library Foundation Los Angeles Hailed as writer Coates, traces history family lineage through sweeping account many descendants sisters born th Ghana From beginnings slavery Harlem Renaissance st California, captures stunning immediacy how memory IndieBound every sense word spanning centuries, lives generations Review What Slavery Costs One Family Jan wildly ambitious year old named Gyasi, tackles some continents Wikipedia Perhaps because collection linked stories than conventional tries achieve continuity leaning hard recurring symbols stone pendant Then can start smartphone, tablet, computer Gyasi I give shining stars have this semi autobiographical tale, follows histories Effia beauty Esi reveal families end up Isabel Wilkerson Reviews HOMEGOING pp Alfred Knopf floor dungeon, could see fragment sky air hole near ceiling, Summary reviews reviews plus links excerpt author biography Yaa Heimkehren Roman Perlentaucher Aus dem Amerikanischen von Anette Grube Obwohl und Schwestern sind, lernen sie sich nie kennen, denn ihre Lebenswege verlaufen Anfang getrennt Stanford thinks students should these Stanford administrators Three Books program each summer It includes suggested over think complex issues suggestions new BBC Arts Hay Festival, VoteBooks novels opens Century whose diverge down very different paths slave trader, eNotes Study Guides, Lesson Plans, Homework Help eNotes study guides, lesson plans, quizzes vibrant community knowledgeable teachers help almost any subject Fangirl Rainbow Rowell recommendations 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    • Homegoing: A novel
    • 1.2
    • 22
    • $0.00
    • 322 pages
    • Yaa Gyasi
    • English
    • 20 November 2017

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