A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • 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, impris
Author Yaa Gyasi
Publisher Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Published Date 2016-06-07
ISBN 1101947144 9781101947142
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