Books set in Ghana (12)


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Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi EN

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Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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Kwaku Sai is dead. A renowned surgeon and failed husband, he succumbs suddenly at dawn outside the home he shares in Ghana with his second wife. The news of Kwaku's death sends a ripple around the world, bringing together the family he abandoned years before.

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Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi EN

Rating: 5     43 Votes
Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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Winner of the NBCC's John Leonard First Book Prize A New York Times 2016 Notable Book One of Oprah’s 10 Favorite Books of 2016 NPR's Debut Novel of the Year One of Buzzfeed's Best Fiction Books Of 2016 One of Time's Top 10 Novels of 2016 “Homegoing is an inspiration.” —Ta-Nehisi Coates The unforgettable New York Times best seller begins with the story of two half-sisters, separated by forces beyond their control: one sold into slavery, the other married to a British slaver. Written with tremendous sweep and power, Homegoing traces the generations of family who follow, as their destinies lead t... continue

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Lejos de Ghana by Taiye Selasi ES

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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Una novela sobre el desconocido mundo de los «afropolitas», los hijos de los profesionales africanos que emigraron en las décadas de los sesenta y setenta, y que hoy conforman una comunidad de jóvenes políglotas y cosmopolitas dispuestos a participar en la imparable transformación de la cultura africana. Kweku Sai, un reputado cirujano ghanés formado en Estados Unidos, muere repentinamente en su casa de Accra a los cincuenta y siete años. Kweku había dejado mujer e hijos en América, y su muerte, como las ondas que provoca una piedra arrojada al agua, afecta a todos los miembros de la familia S... continue


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The Deep Blue Between by Ayesha Harruna Attah EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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A sweeping adventure with richly evocative historical settings, The Deep Blue Between is a moving story of the bonds that can endure even the most dramatic change.

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The Dilemma of a Ghost : Anowa : Two Plays by Ama Ata Aidoo EN

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Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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Two dramas depict the stories of a man who returns to his native Ghana with his sophisticated American wife, and a young woman who marries the man she loves, against her parents' wishes

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The Hundred Wells of Salaga by Ayesha Harruna Attah EN

Rating: 4     3 Votes
Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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Aminah lives an idyllic life until she is brutally separated from her home and forced on a journey that turns her from a daydreamer into a resilient woman. Wurche, the willful daughter of a chief, is desperate to play an important role in her father's court. These two women's lives converge as infighting among Wurche's people threatens the region, during the height of the slave trade at the end of the 19th century.Set in pre-colonial Ghana, The Hundred Wells of Salaga is a story of courage, forgiveness, love and freedom. Through the experiences of Aminah and Wurche, it offers a remarkable view... continue

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The Kaya Girl by Mamle Wolo EN

Rating: 5     2 Votes
Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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Writing with effortlessly engaging prose, Wolo showcases the interweaving layers of Ghanaian culture to create a prismatic, multifaceted world in which two young girls, against all odds, are able to find each other. When Faiza, a Muslim migrant girl from northern Ghana, and Abena, a wealthy doctor’s daughter from the south, meet by chance in Accra’s largest market, where Faiza works as a porter or kaya girl, they strike up an unlikely and powerful friendship that transcends their social inequities and opens up new worlds to them both. Set against a backdrop of class dispari... continue

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The Scent of Burnt Flowers : A Novel by Blitz Bazawule EN

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Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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Fleeing persecution in 1960s America, a Black couple seeks asylum in Ghana, but fresh dangers and old secrets threaten their newfound freedom in this hypnotic debut novel. “I am truly blown away by this novel.”—Jacqueline Woodson, New York Times bestselling author of Red at the Bone When the windshield of his Chevy Impala shatters in a dark diner parking lot in Alabama, Melvin moves without thinking. A split-second reaction marrows in his bones from the days of war, but this time it is the safety of his fiancé, Bernadette, at stake. Impulse keeps them alive, and yet they flee with blood on the... continue