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Americanah

Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; Lawrence Public Library (Lawrence, Kan.)
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, a division of Random House LLC, 2014. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Anchor books editionView all editions and formats
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"Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; Lawrence Public Library (Lawrence, Kan.)
ISBN: 0307455920 9780307455925
OCLC Number: 898031682
Notes: Subtitle from book cover.
Awards: Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, 2014.
Description: 12 books, 1 discussion guide, 1 bag
Responsibility: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

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"Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion--for each other and for their homeland"--

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