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Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

Transcendent Kingdom

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Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
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Sep 01, 2020 | ISBN 9780525658184

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Praise

“Poised to be the literary event of the fall.”
–Entertainment Weekly

“I would say that Transcendent Kingdom is a novel for our time (and it is) but it is so much more than that. It is a novel for all times. The splendor and heart and insight and brilliance contained in the pages holds up a light the rest of us can follow.”  
–Ann Patchett

“Absolutely transcendent. A gorgeously woven narrative about a woman trying to survive the grief of a brother lost to addiction and a mother trapped in depression while pursuing her ambitions. Not a word or idea out of place. Completely different from Homegoing. THE RANGE. I am quite angry this is so good.”
–Roxane Gay

“[Transcendent Kingdom] will stay with you long after you’ve finished it.”
–Real Simple

“Meticulous, psychologically complex…At once a vivid evocation of the immigrant experience and a sharp delineation of an individual’s inner struggle, the novel brilliantly succeeds on both counts.”
Publishers Weekly [starred review]

“Gyasi’s wise second novel pivots toward intimacy… In precise prose, Gyasi creates an ache of recognition, especially for readers knowledgeable about the wreckage of addiction. Still, she leavens this nonlinear novel with sly humor… The author is astute about childhood grandiosity and a pious girl’s deep desire to be good; she conveys in brief strokes the notched, nodding hook of heroin’s oblivion…final chapter that gives readers a taste of hard-won deliverance.”
Kirkus Reviews [starred review]

“Unforgettable… Transcendent Kingdom has an expansive scope that ranges into fresh, relevant territories—much like the title, which suggests a better world beyond the life we inhabit.”
BookPage [starred review]

“With deft agility andundeniable artistry, Gyasi’s latest is an eloquent examination of resilient survival.”
–Booklist

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