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Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Updated: Mar 21, 2021

2016, Alfred A. Knopf (USA), Viking (UK)



Beautiful book, best I've read in awhile.


While reading I was reminded of the truth of Tolstoy and the magic of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. And then I forgot about it and just thought of the story and the writer Yaa Gyasi. I also learned about the Gold Coast of Africa and yet more of the horrors and sadness of slavery.


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