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Discussion of Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Hosted by the Consul of the Nairobi Book Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 19 Nov 15:00 - 17:30

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This November we meet to discuss Homegoing, the debut historical fiction novel by Yaa Gyasi. Each chapter in the novel follows a different descendant of an Asante woman named Maame, starting with her two daughters, separated by circumstance: Effia marries James Collins, the British governor in charge of Cape Coast Castle, while her half-sister Esi is held captive in the dungeons below. Subsequent chapters follow their children and following generations.

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