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Half of a yellow sun

Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With astonishing empathy and the effortless grace of a natural storyteller, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie weaves together the lives of three characters swept up in the turbulence of the decade. Thirteen-year-old Ugwu is employed as a houseboy for a university professor full of revolutionary zeal. Olanna is the professor's beautiful mistress, who has abandoned her life of privilege in Lagos for a dusty university town and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Political fiction
Fiction
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General fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-
Half of a yellow sun.
London : Fourth Estate, ©2006
(OCoLC)607732475
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
ISBN: 0007225342 9780007225347 0007200277 9780007200276 9966983686 9789966983688
OCLC Number: 225851591
Awards: Orange Prize for Fiction, 2007.
Description: 433 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

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