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Ghana Must Go

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Ghana Must Go

by Taiye Selasi

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1594204497
ISBN 13
9781594204494
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New York: Penguin, March 2013. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. As New book in a Fine jacket. Book is pristine inside and out. Jacket shows just the slightest hint of shelfwear. Not a remainder. Not damaged. 320 pages.

Kweku Sai is dead. A renowned surgeon and failed husband, he succumbs suddenly at dawn outside his home in suburban Accra. The news of Kweku's death sends a ripple around the world, bringing together the family he abandoned years before. Ghana Must Go is their story. Electric, exhilarating, beautifully crafted, Ghana Must Go is a testament to the transformative power of unconditional love, from a debut novelist of extraordinary talent. Moving with great elegance through time and place, Ghana Must Go charts the Sais' circuitous journey to one another. In the wake of Kweku's death, his children gather in Ghana at their enigmatic mother's new home. The eldest son and his wife; the mysterious, beautiful twins; the baby sister, now a young woman: each carries secrets of his own. What is revealed in their coming together is the story of how they came apart: the hearts broken, the lies told, the crimes committed in the name of love. Splintered, alone, each navigates his pain, believing that what has been lost can never be recovered-until, in Ghana, a new way forward, a new family, begins to emerge. Ghana Must Go is at once a portrait of a modern family, and an exploration of the importance of where we come from to who we are. In a sweeping narrative that takes us from Accra to Lagos to London to New York, Ghana Must Go teaches that the truths we speak can heal the wounds we hide.

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A “buoyant” and “rapturous” debut novel ( The Wall Street Journal ) about the transformative power of unconditional love               Electric, exhilarating, and beautifully crafted, Ghana Must Go introduces the world to Taiye Selasi, a novelist of extraordinary talent. In a sweeping narrative that takes readers from Accra to Lagos to London to New York, it is at once a portrait of a modern family and an exploration of the importance of where we come from to who we are. A renowned surgeon and failed husband, Kweku Sai dies suddenly at dawn outside his home in suburban Accra. The news of his death sends a ripple around the world, bringing together the family he abandoned years before. Moving with great elegance through time and place, Ghana Must Go charts their circuitous journey to one another and, along the way, teaches us that the truths we speak can heal the wounds we hide.

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Bookseller
Books of the World US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000003225
Title
Ghana Must Go
Author
Taiye Selasi
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
New As New
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1594204497
ISBN 13
9781594204494
Publisher
Penguin Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
March 2013
Keywords
fiction, families, Ghana
Bookseller catalogs
Africa; Fiction; Mystery, Suspense, Detective, Crime; Domestic and Family Fiction;
Size
8vo

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