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Listen: Yaa Gyasi on the writing of her debut novel, diaspora, and family

Jul 20, 2016 Beaks & Geeks

Yaa Gyasi , author of HOMEGOING, chats with Amy about diaspora, history, her ambitious debut novel, and more.

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Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi


By Yaa Gyasi

Ghana, eighteenth century: two half sisters are born into different villages, each unaware of the other. One will marry an Englishman and lead a life of comfort in the palatial rooms of the Cape Coast Castle. The other will be captured in a raid on her village, imprisoned in the very same castle, and sold into... Read more >

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