Transcendent kingdom
(Audiobook CD)

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Contributors
Turpin, Bahni, narrator.
Published
[New York] : Random House Audio, [2020].
ISBN
9780593215302, 0593215303
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Format
Audiobook CD
Edition
Unabridged.
Physical Desc
7 audio discs (approximately 8 hr., 30 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
9780593215302

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Title from disc surface.
General Note
Compact discs.
Participants/Performers
Read by Bahni Turpin.
Description
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 (style guide)

Gyasi, Y., & Turpin, B. (2020). Transcendent kingdom. Unabridged. [New York]: Random House Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Gyasi, Yaa and Bahni, Turpin. 2020. Transcendent Kingdom. [New York]: Random House Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Gyasi, Yaa and Bahni, Turpin, Transcendent Kingdom. [New York]: Random House Audio, 2020.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Gyasi, Yaa,, and Bahni Turpin. Transcendent Kingdom. Unabridged. [New York]: Random House Audio, 2020.

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