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Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi 1977-

Overview
Works: 99 works in 545 publications in 23 languages and 18,003 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Political fiction  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Drama  Love stories  War stories  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Performer, Contributor, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: M1630.18, 823.92
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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

59 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 3,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young woman from Nigeria leaves behind her home and her first love to start a new life in America, only to find her dreams are not all she expected"--
Half of a yellow sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

86 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 3,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-creates the 1960s struggle of Biafra to establish an independent republic in Nigeria, following the intertwined lives of the characters through a military coup, the Biafran secession, and the resulting civil war
Purple hibiscus : a novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

112 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 2,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DESCRIPTION In the city of Egunu, Nigeria, fifteen year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a somewhat cloistered life. Their father is a wealthy businessman, they live in a beautiful home, and attend private school. But, through Kambili's eyes, we see that their home life is anything but harmonious. Her father, a fanatically religious man has impossible expectations of his children and his wife, and if things don't go his way he becomes physically abusive. Not until Kambili and Jaja are sent away from home for the very first time to visit their loving aunt, does Kambili's world begin to blossom. But when a military coup threatens to destroy the country, the tension in her family's home escalates, and Kambili must find the strength to keep her loved ones together
The thing around your neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

57 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twelve stories includes the tale of a medical student in hiding with a poor Muslim woman, and a woman who discovers a devastating secret about her brother's death
Purple hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although her father is greatly respected in their community, 15-year-old Kambili knows a frighteningly stricket and abusive side to this man. In many ways, she and her family lead a privileged life, but Kambili and her brother Jaja are often punished for failing to meet their father's expectations. After visiting her aunt and cousins, Kambili dreams of being part of a loving family
Beyoncé by Beyoncé( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyonce throws the rule book out the door with the release of her fifth solo album. Along with tracks like Blue; Drunk In Love; and Pretty Hurts, it includes appearances from Drake, Frank Ocean, and Jay Z
The thing around your neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells stories of the tension between Nigerians and Nigerian-Americans, and what it means to be middle-class in each country
Half of a yellow sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adichie's historical novel follows the fortunes of five characters living through the tumultuous 1960s--a time when the Biafran-Nigerian War raged in southern Africa
The African trilogy : Things fall apart ; No longer at ease ; Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects three of the author's novels, all inspired by the tragedies faced by the Igbo people during the European colonization of Africa
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Recording )

20 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman from Nigeria leaves behind her home and her first love to start a new life in America, only to find her dreams are not all she expected
TEDTalks Chimamanda Adichie - the danger of a single story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by Nigerian history and tragedies all but forgotten by recent generations of Westerners, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's works are jewels in the crown of diasporan literature. Her novel Half of a Yellow Sun helped inspire new, cross-generational communication about the Biafran war, and literary giant Chinua Achebe deemed her "wise," and "endowed with the gift of ancient storytellers." In this TEDTalk, Adichie tells the audience how she found her authentic cultural voice, and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding
We should all be feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modified version of the talk Adichie delivered in December 2012 at TEDXEuston, a yearly conference focused on Africa, in which she addresses the meaning of feminism in the twentyfirst century, drawing on her own experiences-in the U.S., in her native Nigeria and abroad
Half of a yellow sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the producers Of The Constant Gardener And The Last King Of Scotland, Half Of A Yellow Sun Is based on the best selling novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and weaves together the lives of four people swept up in the turbulence of war. When civil war breaks out in Nigeria in the late 1960s, political lines are drawn and families are forced to scatter. Odenigbo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Olanna (Thandie Newton) find themselves in the middle of an escalating conflict that drives them from their university-town home and threatens Olanna's relationship with her sister, Kainene (Anika Noni Rose). As the war escalates, and the situation in the newly established Biafra becomes increasingly hopeless, Odenigbo, Olanna and their family struggle in the face of hardships of every kind - yet still find a way to survive
For love of Biafra by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cell one by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's story about a jailed young man who is afraid of being sent to cell one, where unruly prisoners are sometimes beaten to death by the police
Metà di un sole giallo by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Italian and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction 2007, this is a heartbreaking, exquisitely written literary masterpiece. Now a major film starring Thandie Newton and Chiwetel Ejiofor, due for release in 2014
Imitation by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Recording )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nkem has moved from Nigeria to Philadelphia to raise her children, while her husband Obiora remains in their homeland. But when she learns Obiora keeps a girlfriend in Africa, Nkem faces a difficult decision
L'ibisco viola by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Italian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wole Soyinka child of the forest( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of literary lion and political activist, Wold Soyinka
Half of a yellow sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nigeria during the 1960s; a time of vicious civil war in which a million people die and thousands are massacred in cold blood. Three people get swept up in the violence during these turbulent years. One is a young boy from a poor village who is employed at a university lecturer's house. Another is a young middle-class woman, Olanna, who has to confront the reality of the massacre of her relatives. The third is a white man, a writer who lives in Nigeria for no clear reason, and who falls in love with Olanna's sister, a remote and enigmatic character. As these people's lives intersect, they have to question their own responses to the unfolding political events
 
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Half of a yellow sun
Alternative Names
Adichie, Amanda N. 1977-

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Чимаманда Нгози Адичи

Чімаманда Нґозі Адічі

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נגוזי אדיצ׳יה, צ׳יממנדה 1977-

צ'יממנדה נגוזי אדיצ'יה

چیماماندا نگوزی آدیچی نویسنده و شاعر اهل نیجریه

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ਚੀਮਾਮਾਨਡਾ ਆਦੀਚੀਏ

아다치에, 치마만다 응고지 1977-

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アディーチェ, チママンダ・ンゴズィ

チママンダ・アディーチェ

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Purple hibiscus : a novelThe thing around your neckPurple hibiscusHalf of a yellow sunThe African trilogy : Things fall apart ; No longer at ease ; Arrow of GodThe road to freedom : a study guide to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's 'Purple hibiscus'Contemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black community