Transcendent kingdom
(Large Type)

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401 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Status
First Floor Large Type Books  1 available
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Published
New York : Random House Large Print, [2020].
Format
Large Print
Edition
First large print edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9780593215333, 0593215338
UPC
DLW210242

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Yaa Gyasi's stunning follow-up to her acclaimed national best seller Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama. Gifty is a fifth year candidate in neuroscience at Stanford School of Medicine studying reward seeking behavior in mice and the neural circuits of depression and addiction. Her brother, Nana, was a gifted high school athlete who died of a heroin overdose after a knee injury left him hooked on OxyContin. Her suicidal mother is living in her bed. Gifty is determined to discover the scientific basis for the suffering she sees all around her. But even as she turns to the hard sciences to unlock the mystery of her family's loss, she finds herself hungering for her childhood faith, and grappling with the evangelical church in which she was raised, whose promise of salvation remains as tantalizing as it is elusive. Transcendent Kingdom is a deeply moving portrait of a family of Ghanain immigrants ravaged by depression and addiction and grief--a novel about faith, science, religion, love. Exquisitely written, emotionally searing, this is an exceptionally powerful follow-up to Gyasi's phenomenal debut.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Gyasi, Y. (2020). Transcendent kingdom (First large print edition.). Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Gyasi, Yaa. 2020. Transcendent Kingdom. New York: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Gyasi, Yaa. Transcendent Kingdom New York: Random House Large Print, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Gyasi, Yaa. Transcendent Kingdom First large print edition., Random House Large Print, 2020.

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