March 4, 2014|
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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A searing new novel, at once sweeping and intimate, by the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun: a story of love and race centred around a man and woman from Nigeria who seemed destined to be together--until the choices they are forced to make tear them apart.
     Ifemelu--beautiful, self-assured--left Nigeria 15 years ago, and now studies in Princeton as a Graduate Fellow. Obinze--handsome and kind-hearted--was Ifemelu''s teenage love; he''d hoped to join her in America, but post 9/11 America wouldn''t let him in.
     Years later, when they reunite in Nigeria, neither is the same person who left home. Obinze is the kind of successful "Big Man" he''d scorned in his youth, and Ifemelu has become an "Americanah"--a different version of her former self, one with a new accent and attitude. As they revisit their shared passion--for their homeland and for each other--they must face the largest challenges of their lives.
CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE''s work has appeared in various publications, including the New Yorker, Granta and Zoetrope. She is the author of The Thing Around Your Neck and of 2 novels, Purple Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun, which won the Orange Prize and was a NBCC Finalist. A recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, she divides her time ...
Title:AmericanahFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:608 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 1 inShipping dimensions:608 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 1 inPublished:4 mars 2014Publisher:Knopf CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0307397920

ISBN - 13:9780307397928

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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