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Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi 1977-

Overview
Works: 83 works in 516 publications in 22 languages and 16,704 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Historical fiction  Drama  Bildungsromans  Biography  Short stories  Music videos 
Roles: Author, Performer, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: PR9387.9.A34354, 823.92
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Half of a yellow sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

115 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 21 languages and held by 3,257 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
Americanah : a novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

60 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,955 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"--
Purple hibiscus : a novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

103 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 2,778 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 )

53 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories in this collection from Orange-Prize winner Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie straddle the cultures of Nigeria and the West. Her characters battle with the responsibilities of modern life, a world in which identity is too often compromised
Purple hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 852 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
The thing around your neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 727 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( )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 704 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
Beyoncé by Beyoncé( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 665 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 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 450 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
We should all be feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers an updated definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Recording )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Danish and held by 255 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 93 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
Half of a yellow sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful sweeping story of two sisters caught up in the events of the Nigerian civil war, ending in chilling violence which shocked the entire world
For love of Biafra by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 57 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
Imitation by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Recording )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 42 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
Purple hibiscus / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wole Soyinka child of the forest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of literary lion and political activist, Wold Soyinka
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie : Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author of the critically acclaimed Half of a Yellow Sun and Purple Hibiscus presents her newest novel Americanah, a story of love and race centered around a young man and woman from Nigeria facing challenges in the countries they come to call home
Nous sommes tous des féministes ; suivi de Les marieuses by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Half of a yellow sun
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Чимаманда Нгози Адичи

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נגוזי אדיצ׳יה, צ׳יממנדה 1977-

צ'יממנדה נגוזי אדיצ'יה

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アディーチェ, チママンダ・ンゴズィ

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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 GodPurple hibiscus / Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieThe road to freedom : a study guide to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's 'Purple hibiscus'