Volver a casa

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Effia and Esi are born in Ghana during the height of the transatlantic slave trade. They share the same mother, but their fathers are from different ethnic groups. In 14 intertwined chapters, the author narrates the story of the two sides of the family, full of sorrow and hope from either side of the ocean.
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display_description Effia y Esi nacen en Ghana durante el momento algido del comercio de esclavos a traves del Atlantico. Comparten la misma madre, pero sus padres pertenecen a dos grupos etnicos diferentes, los fante y los asantes, ambos victimas, pero tambien complices, de los colonos britanicos que se dedican a la trata de personas. A las dos hermanas les aguardan destinos opuestos. En catorce capitulos magistralmente enlazados, la escritora narra la historia de las dos ramas de la familia, en los que se suceden conmovedoras historias intimas de afliccion, esperanza y superacion, marcadas por una serie de acontecimientos historicos a uno y otro extremo del oceano. "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."--
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subject_facet African Americans -- History -- Fiction, Afronorteamericanos -- Historia -- Novela, Esclavitud -- Novela, Ghana -- Historia -- Novela, Ghana -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction, Ghana -- History -- Fiction, Hermanas -- Novela, Historical fiction, Mujeres -- Ghana -- Novela, Sisters -- Fiction, Slavery -- Fiction, Spanish language materials, Women -- Ghana -- Fiction
title_display Volver a casa
title_full Volver a casa / Yaa Gyasi ; traducción del inglés de Maia Figueroa
title_short Volver a casa
topic_facet African Americans, Afronorteamericanos, Esclavitud, Hermanas, Historia, History, Mujeres, Sisters, Slavery, Spanish language materials, Women