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.
Listen to Yaa Gyasi: