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Transcendent Kingdom

‘Transcendent Kingdom’ has an expansive scope that ranges into fresh, relevant territories.

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Review of ‘Transcendent Kingdom’

Yaa Gyasi’s second novel, Transcendent Kingdom, takes us deep into the heart of one woman’s struggle to make sense of her life and family. 

Gifty was born in Huntsville, Alabama, after her family emigrated from Ghana. Now she’s finishing up a Ph.D. at Stanford, studying addiction and reward-seeking behaviors in mice. She has a personal…

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