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WN201 Bilingual Books: Homegoing (No Home) by Yaa Gyasi (New Date)

  • 13 Nov 2020
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Online via ZOOM

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WICE Bilingual Book Group

13 NOV 2020

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM (UTC+02:00)

Homegoing is Ghanaian-American author Yaa Gyasi's first novel -- but what a debut.  The novel moves from the Gold Coast of West Africa to the plantations of Mississippi, from the missionary schools of Ghana to the bars of Harlem, spanning three continents and eight generations.  It is an intimate, gripping epic that shows how the memory of captivity is inscribed on the soul of a nation.

‘Homegoing is a novel I wish I could have read when I was a young woman. An intelligent, beautiful and healing read, destined to become a classic.’  Zadie Smith

‘Une incroyable saga, un talent inouï. Vertigineux.’ Estelle Lenartowicz, Lire.

Homegoing was awarded the PEN/ Hemingway Award & the NBCC’s John Leonard Award. It was shortlisted for the British Book Award – Debut of the Year.

Registrations Open October 10 2020

This course will resume online only, this is due to changes in current governmental guidelines for in person events. Details on joining the course via Zoom will be emailed to you before the start of the class. If you would like to test out your internet connection from a computer device before the start of the class you can click on the computer icon above or here.

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