The As we speak correspondent picked Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi. The novel is Yaa’s second. Her debut e book, Homegoing was a bestseller when it got here out in 2016.
Transcendent Kingdom is a few Ghanaian household residing in Alabama. The protagonist, Gifty, is a extremely motivated neuroscience scholar at Stanford College. Along with pursuing her PhD, she’s additionally caring for her mom. Following the overdose of her son, Gifty’s mother is struggling together with her psychological well being.
Gifty decides to attempt to assist her household through the use of science, however she quickly finds herself occupied with her upbringing.
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