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Book Pages: 496 - Publish Date: 2013-05-14 - Publisher: Anchor
Description: The bestselling novel—a love story of race and identity—from the award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and Dear Ijeawele. Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Qui...
Book Pages: 560 - Publish Date: 2010-10-29 - Publisher: Vintage Canada
Description: With her award-winning debut novel, Purple Hibiscus, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was heralded by the Washington Post Book World as the “21st century daughter” of Chinua Achebe. Now, in her masterly, haunting new novel, she recreates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra’s impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in Nigeria during the 1960s. With the effortless grac...
Book Pages: 24 - Publish Date: 2015-05-13 - Publisher: Vintage
Description: A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection Nkem is living a life of wealth and security in America, until she discovers that her husband is keeping a girlfriend back home in Nigeria. In this high-intensity story of passion and the masks we all wear, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of the acclaimed novels Half of a Yellow Sun and Americanah and winner of the Orange Prize and the National B...
Book Pages: 336 - Publish Date: 2012-04-17 - Publisher: Algonquin Books
Description: “One of the most vital and original novelists of her generation.” —Larissa MacFarquhar, The New Yorker From the bestselling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists Fifteen-year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a privileged life in Enugu, Nigeria. They live in a beautiful house, with a caring family, and attend an exclusive missionary school. They're completely shielded...
Book Pages: 240 - Publish Date: 2010-06-01 - Publisher: Knopf Canada
Description: These twelve dazzling stories from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie — the Orange Broadband Prize–winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun — are her most intimate works to date. In these stories Adichie turns her penetrating eye to the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Nigeria and the United States. In “A Private Experience,” a medical student hides from a violent riot with a poor...
Book Pages: 192 - Publish Date: 2009-05-01 - Publisher: New Internationalist
Description: Twenty-three short stories give a world tour of fiction, from both established and up-and-coming authors.
Book Pages: 80 - Publish Date: 2017-03-07 - Publisher: Anchor
Description: A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a childhood friend, a new mother who wanted to know how to raise her baby girl to be a feminist. Dear Ijeawele is Adichie’s letter of response: fifteen invaluable suggestions—direct, wryly funny, and perceptive—for how to empower a daughter to become a strong, independent woman. Filled with compassionate guidance and advice, it gets right to the heart of sexual politics in the twenty-first century, and starts a new and urgently needed conversation about what it really means to be a woman today.
Book Pages: 50 - Publish Date: 2004 - Publisher: Unknown
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Book Pages: 32 - Publish Date: 2016-05-09 - Publisher: Vintage
Description: A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection On the day a plane crashed in Nigeria, Ukamaka lets into her apartment a neighbor in a Princeton sweatshirt she’d never met before to keep her company and pray. United in a common loss, Ukamaka is glad to have someone she can confide in about her home, her ex-boyfriend, her life as a graduate student in the United States, and her ambitions. But,...
Book Pages: 22 - Publish Date: 2006 - Publisher: Unknown
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