Ghana Must Go

eAudio - unabridged
(12.30 hours)
Product Number: OB6580
Released: 03 Jul, 2013
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
ISBN: #9780241966433
Narrator(s): Adjoa Andoh
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Taiye Selasi's Ghana Must Go, read by the actress Adjoa Andoh.This is the story of a family -- of the simple, devastating ways in which families tear themselves apart, and of the incredible lengths to which a family will go to put itself back together. It is the story of one family, the Sais, whose good life crumbles in an evening; a Ghanaian father, Kwaku Sai, who becomes a highly respected surgeon in the US only to be disillusioned by a grotesque injustice; his Nigerian wife, Fola, the beautiful homemaker abandoned in his wake; their eldest son, Olu, determined to reconstruct the life his father should have had; their twins, seductive Taiwo and acclaimed artist Kehinde, both brilliant but scarred and flailing; their youngest, Sadie, jealously in love with her beautiful college friend. All of them sent reeling on their disparate paths into the world. Until, one day, tragedy spins the Sais in a new direction.This is the story of a family: torn apart by lies, reunited by grief. A family absolved, ultimately, by that bitter but most tenuous bond: familial love.Ghana Must Go interweaves the stories of the Sais in a rich and moving drama of separation and reunion, spanning generations and cultures from West Africa to New England, London, New York and back again. It is a debut novel of blazing originality and startling power by a writer of extraordinary gifts.

Author(s): Taiye Selasi
Genre: Literature
Imprint: Penguin
Original Publish Date: 03 Jul, 2013

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Author(s): Taiye Selasi
Genre: Literature
Product Number WEB76762
Released: 04 Apr, 2013
Business Term: OBOU 2 Years or 36 Circs
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: #9780670919895

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