Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi (Book Analysis)

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi (Book Analysis)

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi, which tells the story of two branches of the same family across several generations. Although Effia and Esi are sisters, they never meet, and their paths are irrevocably forced apart when Esi is sold into slavery and transported to America while Effia remains in their native Ghana. The effects of the slave trade reverberate through the generations as we are introduced to each of their descendants in turn and witness the ways that colonialism and racism shape their lives. Homegoing is Yaa Gyasi's debut novel. It quickly became an international bestseller and won the National Book Critics' Circle John Leonard Prize for best first book.

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Book details

Publication date
April 08, 2019
Publisher
Collection
Page count
52