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The thing around your neck

Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of twelve stories including 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.
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Genre/Form: Social Issues
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
ISBN: 9780007305988 0007305982 9780007306213 0007306210
OCLC Number: 780524339
Awards: Shortlisted for John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize 2009.
Description: 217 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Cell one --
Imitation --
A private experience --
Ghosts --
On Monday of last week --
Jumping Monkey Hill --
The thing around your neck --
The American embassy --
The shivering --
The arrangers of marriage --
Tomorrow is too far --
The headstrong historian.
Responsibility: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
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From the Orange Prize-winning author of 'Half of a Yellow Sun' come twelve dazzling stories that turn a penetrating eye on the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Nigeria and the West.

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'"The Thing Around your Neck", with its warm and sympathetic heroines and its finely cadenced un-American English prose, demonstrates that she is keeping faith with her talent and with her country.' Read more...

 
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