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Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi 1977-

Overview
Works: 111 works in 434 publications in 5 languages and 15,044 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Historical fiction  Bildungsromans  Drama  Short stories  Popular music  Rhythm and blues music 
Roles: Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: PR9387.9.A34354, 823.92
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Half of a yellow sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( Book )
73 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 2,997 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 )
54 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,652 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
Americanah : a novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( Book )
31 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,573 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"--
The thing around your neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( Book )
35 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,678 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 ( )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 892 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 723 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 714 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 )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 512 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 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 419 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
Half of a yellow sun ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 205 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
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 188 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
Een halve gele zon by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Dutch and held by 90 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
Amerikanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Dutch and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De levens van een jong Nigeriaans stel gaan steeds meer uit elkaar lopen nadat zij naar Amerika is geëmigreerd
Paarse hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Dutch and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een vijftienjarig Nigeriaans meisje groeit op in een gezin met een fanatiek godsdienstige vader die met geweld zijn gezag handhaaft, tot haar oudere broer dit niet meer accepteert
TEDTalks Chimamanda Adichie - the danger of a single story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 60 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
For love of Biafra by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cell one by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 49 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
Het ding om je hals by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verhalen over Nigeriaanse vrouwen die streven naar zelfstandigheid
Imitation by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 43 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'autre moitié du soleil : roman by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fondé sur la guerre Nigeria-Biaffra, qui eut lieu entre 1967 et 1970, un superbe roman sensuel et puissant animé par quatre protagonistes bien incarnés
 
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Alternative Names
Adichie, Amanda N. 1977-
Adichie, Amanda N. (Amanda Ngozi), 1977-
Adichie Amanda Ngozi 1977-....
Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi 1977-
Adichie, Ngozi 1977-
Chimamanda Ngozi, Adichie
Ngozi Adichie Amanda 1977-....
Ngozi, Adichie Chimamanda
Ngozi Adichie Chimamanda 1977-....
נגוזי אדיצ׳יה, צ׳יממנדה 1977-
アディーチェ, チママンダ・ンゴズィ
Languages
English (286)
Dutch (8)
French (4)
German (2)
Spanish (1)
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