Homegoing a novel
(Playaway/Launchpad)

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Published
Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2016].
Format
Playaway/Launchpad
Edition
Unabridged.
ISBN
9781509411283 :, 1509411283
Physical Desc
1 audio media player (approximately 13 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Accelerated Reader
IL: UG - BL: 6 - AR Pts: 18
Lexile measure
910L
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Published
Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2016].
Edition
Unabridged.
Language
English
ISBN
9781509411283 :, 1509411283
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 6, 18 Points
Lexile measure
910

Notes

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Title from container.
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"HD."
General Note
"LIGHT."
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Previously released by Penguin Random House LLC, ℗2016.
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Release date supplied by publisher.
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One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback, not supplied.
Participants/Performers
Read by Dominic Hoffman.
Description
Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana. Effia is married off to an Englishman and lives in comfort in the palatial rooms of Cape Coast Castle. Unbeknownst to Effia, her sister, Esi, is imprisoned beneath her in the castle's dungeons, sold with thousands of others into the Gold Coast's booming slave trade, and shipped off to America, where her children and grandchildren will be raised in slavery. One thread of Homegoing follows Effia's descendants through centuries of warfare in Ghana, as the Fante and Asante nations wrestle with the slave trade and British colonization. The other thread follows Esi and her children into America. From the plantations of the South to the Civil War and the Great Migration, from the coal mines of Pratt City, Alabama, to the jazz clubs and dope houses of twentieth-century Harlem, right up through the present day, Homegoing makes history visceral, and captures how the memory of captivity came to be inscribed in the soul of a nation.
System Details
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Gyasi, Y., & Hoffman, D. (2016). Homegoing: a novel (Unabridged.). Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Gyasi, Yaa and Dominic, Hoffman. 2016. Homegoing: A Novel. Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Gyasi, Yaa and Dominic, Hoffman. Homegoing: A Novel Findaway World, LLC, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Gyasi, Yaa,, and Dominic Hoffman. Homegoing: A Novel Unabridged., Findaway World, LLC, 2016.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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