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Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi 1977-

Overview
Works: 134 works in 810 publications in 26 languages and 22,478 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Political fiction  Short stories  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Bildungsromans  Biography  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Contributor, Performer, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: HQ1206, 823.92
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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

109 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 17 languages and held by 3,955 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"--Provided by publisher
Half of a yellow sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

140 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 21 languages and held by 3,432 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 )

136 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 3,045 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 )

75 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 1,937 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( )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 841 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 )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifth studio album by the American singer-songwriter. Described as a visual album with each track having an accompanying short film, the eponymous album sees collaborations with author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, rapper Frank Ocean, husband Jay-Z and daughter Blue Ivy. The album, featuring the singles 'XO' and 'Drunk in Love' debuted at #5 in the UK Albums Chart
The thing around your neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 718 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( )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 716 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
Dear Ijeawele, or, A feminist manifesto in fifteen suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

19 editions published in 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Here are fifteen suggestions for how to empower a daughter to become a strong, independent woman. From encouraging her to choose a helicopter, and not only a doll, as a toy if she so desires; having open conversations with her about clothes, makeup, and sexuality; debunking the myth that women are somehow biologically arranged to be in the kitchen making dinner, and that men can "allow" women to have full careers, Dear Ijeawele goes right to the heart of sexual politics in the twenty-first century. It can start a conversation about what it really means to be a woman today
The best American short stories 2016( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a Nigerian boy's friendship with his family's former houseboy to a sweatshop girl's experience as a sister wife, from love and murder on the frontier to a meltdown in academe, these stories have the economy and power to "break hearts bones vanities and cages."
The African trilogy : Things fall apart ; No longer at ease ; Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 476 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 )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 359 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
We should all be feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

39 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What does feminism mean today? With humour and levity, here Adichie offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century - one rooted in inclusion and awareness. She shines a light not only on blatant discrimination, but also the more insidious, institutional behaviours that marginalise women around the world, in order to help readers of all walks of life better understand the often masked realities of sexual politics. Throughout, she draws extensively on her own experiences - in the U.S., in her native Nigeria - offering an artfully nuanced explanation of why the gender divide is harmful for women and men, alike. Argued in the same observant, witty and clever prose that has made Adichie a best-selling novelist, here is one remarkable author's exploration of what it means to be a woman today - and an of-the-moment rallying cry for why we should all be feminists
One world : a global anthology of short stories( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects twenty-three short stories by authors from around the world, including selections by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Jhumpai Lahiri, Skye Brannon, and others
TEDTalks : Chimamanda Adichie - The Danger of a Single Story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 224 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. A streaming videorecording
Dear Ijeawele, or A feminist manifesto in fifteen suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Recording )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. This is Adichie's letter of response. Here are fifteen invaluable suggestions for how to empower a daughter to become a strong, independent woman
Half of a yellow sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 92 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
We should all be feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The highly acclaimed, provocative New York Times bestseller--a personal, eloquently-argued essay, adapted from the much-admired TEDx talk of the same name--from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author of Americanah. Here she offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness. Drawing extensively on her own experiences and her deep understanding of the often masked realities of sexual politics, here is one remarkable author's exploration of what it means to be a woman now--and an of-the-moment rallying cry for why we should all be feminists
For love of Biafra by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een halve gele zon by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in Dutch and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In het leven van een arme jongen, een vrouw uit de middenklasse en een blanke schrijver tekent zich het dagelijks leven van Nigerianen af tot in de jaren zestig de burgeroorlog uitbreekt
 
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Чимаманда Нгози Адичи

Чимаманда Нгози Адичи нигерийская писательница и певица

Чімаманда Нґозі Адічі

Չիմամանդա Նգոզի Ադիչի

נגוזי אדיצ׳יה, צ׳יממנדה 1977-

צ'יממנדה נגוזי אדיצ'יה

צ'יממנדה נגוזי אדיצ'יה סופרת ניגרית

شيماماندا نغوزي أديشي كاتبة نيجيرية

چیماماندا نگوزی آدیچی نویسنده و شاعر اهل نیجریه

چیمامانڈا نگوزی آدیچیے

ਚੀਮਾਮਾਨਡਾ ਆਦੀਚੀਏ

아다치에, 치마만다 응고지 1977-

아디치에, 치마만다 은고지 1977

치마만다 응고지 아디치에 나이지리아의 소설가

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 hibiscusThe thing around your neckHalf of a yellow sunThe African trilogy : Things fall apart ; No longer at ease ; Arrow of GodOne world : a global anthology of short storiesHalf of a yellow sun