Homegoing: A Novel

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Homegoing: A Novel

by Yaa Gyasi

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August 2016

ISBN: 9781101947135

Half-sisters Effia and Esi are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana. This epic novel follows their separate family branches—and their descendants ' struggles to survive—in Ghana and the United States.

 
  • ISBN: 9781101947135
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Knopf
    Page Count: 320
    Trim Size: 6 1/4" x 9 1/4"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 6, Points: 18
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 6.3, Points: 26
    Lexile: Level: 910L
    Awards & Honors: Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction of 2016, Fiction & Literature
    Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2016, Fiction
    The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2016, Fiction & Poetry
    Goodreads Choice Awards 2016, Historical Fiction
    National Public Radio’s Guide to 2016 Great Reads
    Library Journal Best Books of 2016, Historical Fiction
    The Center for Fiction 2016 Short List for Fiction First Novel Prize
    2017 PEN America/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction Finalist
    ALA 2017 Notable Books, Fiction
    Los Angeles Public Library, Best of 2016: Fiction
    National Book Critics Circle 2016 John Leonard Prize Winner Indies Choice Book Awards 2017 Book of the Year Finalist, Adult Debut
    2017 Pen America Literary Awards Longlist
    BuzzFeed 24 Best Fiction Books of 2016
    Brightly, Best Books of 2016, Grown-up Reads
    Shelf Awarness 2016 Best Books of the Year, Adult Fiction
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