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  • 4 of 8 copies available at York County Libraries.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Dillsburg Area Public Library Adults GYA Fiction (Text) 34001001281516 Adult Area Available -
Dover Area Community Library Adults GYA Fiction (Text) 34217000717876 Adult Area In Transit -
Glatfelter Memorial Library Adults GYA Fiction (Text) 34216000858359 Adult Area Available -
Martin Library Adults GYA Fiction (Text) 33454005267638 Reading Room Balcony Available -
Mason-Dixon Public Library Adults GYA Fiction (Text) 34262000754958 Main Room Checked Out 02/01/2021
Paul Smith Library of Southern York County Adults GYA Fiction (Text) 34318001128004 Adult Area Checked Out 01/25/2021
Red Land Community Library Adults GYA Fiction (Text) 34006000895398 Main Room Checked Out 02/01/2021
Village Library Adults GYA Paperback (Text) 34215000707699 Main Room Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1101947136
  • ISBN: 9781101947135
  • ISBN: 9781101971062
  • Physical Description: 305 pages : genealogical table ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c.2016.

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"Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, unknown to each other, are born into two different tribal villages in 18th century Ghana. Effia will be married off to an English colonial, and will live in comfort in the sprawling, palatial rooms of Cape Coast Castle, raising half-caste children who will be sent abroad to be educated in England before returning to the Gold Coast to serve as administrators of the Empire. Her sister, Esi, will be imprisoned beneath Effia in the Castle's women's dungeon, and then shipped off on a boat bound for America, where she will be sold into slavery. Stretching from the tribal wars of Ghana to slavery and Civil War in America, from the coal mines in the north to the Great Migration to the streets of 20th century Harlem, Yaa Gyasi's has written a modern masterpiece, a novel that moves through histories and geographies and--with outstanding economy and force--captures the troubled spirit of our own nation"-- Provided by publisher
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader UG 6.0 18 18 182425
Subject: Women > Ghana > Fiction.
Ghana > History > 18th century > Fiction.
Slavery > Fiction.
African Americans > History > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
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