Yaa Gyasi’s stunning follow-up to her acclaimed novel Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama.Learn more about the book
MEET THE AUTHOR
YAA GYASI was born in Ghana and raised in Huntsville, Alabama. She holds a BA in English from Stanford University and an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she held a Dean's Graduate Research Fellowship. She lives in Brooklyn.
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The Campus Read fosters an exchange of ideas, thoughtful dialogue and new connections as fellow Mountaineers join together to discuss important ideas and relatable themes. This year’s themes include:
- Opioid Abuse
- Economic Disparity
- Generational Trauma
- Mental Illness in the Family
- Black Immigration to the U.S.
- Grad School Isolation
- First Gen Experience
- Sports Psychology
- Adverse Childhood Experiences
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