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Book Pages: 52 - Publish Date: 2015 - Publisher: Anchor
Description: Offers an updated definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness.
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: 307 - Publish Date: 2012-04-17 - Publisher: Algonquin Books
Description: 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 from the troubles of the world. Yet, as Kambili reveals in her tender-voiced account, things are less perfect than they appear. Although her Papa is generous and well respected, he ...
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: 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: 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: 50 - Publish Date: 2004 - Publisher: Unknown
Description: None
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: Knopf
Description: New York Times Best Seller A Skimm Reads Pick From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today--written as a letter to a friend. A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her baby girl as a feminist. Dear Ijeawele is Adichie's letter of response....
Book Pages: 1184 - Publish Date: 2014-04-07 - Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Description: SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEY’S WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION ‘A delicious, important novel’ The Times ‘Alert, alive and gripping’ Independent ‘Some novels tell a great story and others make you change the way you look at the world. Americanah does both.’ Guardian