@00000327@@00000327@Winner of the PEN/ Hemingway Award@00000133@@00000341@Winner of the NBCC's John Leonard Award@00000341@Shortlisted for the British Book Award - Debut of the Year@00000341@A @00000373@New York Times @00000155@Notable Book@00000341@A @00000373@Washington Post @00000155@Notable Book@00000341@@00000373@One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, @00000373@Time@00000155@, Oprah.com, @00000373@Harper@00000065@s Bazaar@00000155@, @00000373@San Francisco Chronicle@00000155@, @00000373@Mother Jones@00000155@, @00000373@Esquire@00000155@, @00000373@Elle@00000155@, @00000373@Paste, Entertainment Weekly@00000155@, @00000373@the Skimm, PopSugar, Minneapolis Star Tribune@00000155@, @00000373@BuzzFeed, The Guardian, Financial Times@00000155@@00000341@ @00000155@@00000133@@00000341@Ghana, eighteenth century: two half sisters are born into different villages, each unaware of the other. One will marry an Englishman and lead a life of comfort in the palatial rooms of the Cape Coast Castle. The other will be captured in a raid on her village, imprisoned in the very same castle, and sold into slavery. @00000341@ @00000341@ @00000373@Homegoing @00000155@follows the parallel paths of these sisters and their descendants through eight generations: from the Gold Coast to the plantations of Mississippi, from the American Civil War to Jazz Age Harlem. Yaa Gyasi@00000065@s extraordinary novel illuminates slavery@00000065@s troubled legacy both for those who were taken and those who stayed--and shows how the memory of captivity has been inscribed on the soul of our nation.