Ghana Must Go

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Product Number: Z05870
Released: Mar 12, 2013
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ISBN: #9781470327217
Narrator/s: Adjoa Andoh
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Introducing a powerful new novelist whose evocation of an unforgettable African family is testament to the transformative power of unconditional love 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. Ghana Must Go is their story. Electric, exhilarating, beautifully crafted, Ghana Must Go follows the Sais' journey, moving with great elegance through time and place to share the truths hidden and lies told; the crimes committed in the name of love. In the wake of Kwaku's death, the family gathers in Ghana, at their mother, Fola's, new home. The eldest son and his new wife; the mysterious, beautiful twins; their baby sister, now a young woman-all come together for the first time in years, each carrying secrets of his own. What is revealed in their coming together is the story of how they came apart. But the horrible fragility of the world they have built soon becomes clear, and Kwaku's leaving begets a series of betrayals that none of them could have imagined. Splintered, alone, each navigates his pain, believing that what has been lost can never be recovered-until, in Ghana, a new way forward, a new family, begins to emerge. Ghana Must Go is at once a portrait of a family and an exploration of the importance of where we come from and our obligations to one another. In a sweeping narrative that takes us from West Africa to New England to London, Ghana Must Go teaches that the stories we share with one another can build a new future.

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Author(s): Taiye Selasi
Imprint: Griot Audio

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Product Number:Z05870
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Author(s): Taiye Selasi
Narrator(s): Adjoa Andoh
Product Number CF0152
Released: Apr 15, 2013
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ISBN: #9781470327194
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Author(s): Taiye Selasi
Narrator(s): Adjoa Andoh
Product Number MP0845
Released: Jun 04, 2013
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ISBN: #9781470358365
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Author(s): Taiye Selasi
Product Number EB00385250
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: #9781101605776

Professional reviews

"This novel is populated with a wide range of characters, and Adjoa Andoh infuses each with animation. She's especially good at giving the dialogue of each principal a unique tone, pitch, and pace. And she delivers the lilting Ghanaian-accented English with a light enough touch to make it reminiscent of real speech. For the listener who is used to a more restrained narration of literary fiction, this lively edition may seem overdone in some places. For others who enjoy more dramatic renderings, the moments of high drama--and there are many--are brought to life, complete with the sounds of tearful anguish or elevated volume. Overall, Andoh's narration is crisp, well paced, and engaging. M.R. (c) AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine"

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