Ghana Must Go

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Penguin Books, 2014 - Africans - 336 pages
Meet the Sais, a Nigerian-Ghanaian family living in the United States. A family prospering until the day father and surgeon Kweku Sai is victim of a grave injustice. Ashamed, he abandons his beautiful wife Fola and their little boys and girls, causing the family to fracture and spiral out into the world - New York, London, West Africa, New England - on uncertain, troubled journeys until, many years later, tragedy unites them. Now this broken family has a chance to heal - but can the Sais take it?

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User Review  - Othemts - LibraryThing

I was surprised that my Around the World for a Good Book selection for Ghana turns out to have a good portion of the narrative set close to home in the Boston, Massachusetts area. Selasi's novel is a ... Read full review

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User Review  - kaitanya64 - LibraryThing

This is the story of a family whose patriarch, a renowned surgeon originally from Ghana, has left his Nigerian wife and American born children in the U.S. and returned to his native country many years ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Taiye Selasiwas born in London and raised in Massachusetts. She holds a B.A. in American studies from Yale and an M.Phil. in international relations from Oxford. 'The Sex Lives of African Girls' (Granta, 2011), Selasi's fiction debut, appears inBest American Short Stories 2012. She lives in Rome.

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