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.
Homegoing: A NovelBook Verdict
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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