Fresh Air for Sept. 9, 2020: Novelist Yaa Gyasi Hear the Fresh Air program for September 9, 2020

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Yaa Gyasi's first novel, Homegoing, won a National Book Critics Circle Award and a PEN/Hemingway Award. Her latest is Transcendent Kingdom. Peter Hurley/Vilcek Foundation/Penguin Random House hide caption

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Author Yaa Gyasi Says Writing Can Be 'An Act Of Love And Justice'

Gyasi's debut novel, Homegoing, won a PEN/Hemingway Award. Her follow-up, Transcendent Kingdom, draws on Gyasi's life as the daughter of immigrants from Ghana.

Yaa Gyasi's first novel, Homegoing, won a National Book Critics Circle Award and a PEN/Hemingway Award. Her latest is Transcendent Kingdom. Peter Hurley/Vilcek Foundation/Penguin Random House hide caption

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Peter Hurley/Vilcek Foundation/Penguin Random House

Author Yaa Gyasi Says Writing Can Be 'An Act Of Love And Justice'

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From WHYY in Philadelphia