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Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi 1977-

Overview
Works: 88 works in 472 publications in 21 languages and 15,540 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Historical fiction  Bildungsromans  Drama  Short stories  Love stories  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: PR9387.9.A34354, 823.92
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Half of a yellow sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )
111 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 19 languages and held by 3,285 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 )
45 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,944 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 )
86 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,877 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 )
36 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,729 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( file )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 886 libraries worldwide
Although her father is greatly respected in their community, 15 year-old Kambili knows a frightening and abusive side to this man. In many ways, she and her family lead a privileged life, but she and her brother are often punished for failing to meet their father's expectations. After visiting her aunt and cousins, she dreams of being part of a loving family. Some descriptions of violence
The thing around your neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( file )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 732 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( Computer File )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 714 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( visu )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 551 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 431 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
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 220 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 66 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 ( visu )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
From the producers Of The Constant Gardener And The Last King Of Scotland, Half Of A Yellow Sun Is based on the best selling novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and weaves together the lives of four people swept up in the turbulence of war. When civil war breaks out in Nigeria in the late 1960s, political lines are drawn and families are forced to scatter. Odenigbo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Olanna (Thandie Newton) find themselves in the middle of an escalating conflict that drives them from their university-town home and threatens Olanna's relationship with her sister, Kainene (Anika Noni Rose). As the war escalates, and the situation in the newly established Biafra becomes increasingly hopeless, Odenigbo, Olanna and their family struggle in the face of hardships of every kind - yet still find a way to survive
For love of Biafra by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Cell one by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 50 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 )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Polish and Dutch and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Verhalen over Nigeriaanse vrouwen die streven naar zelfstandigheid
Imitation by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 44 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
We should all be feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( file )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Metà di un sole giallo by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Italian and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Blauer Hibiskus : Roman by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in German and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Das Haus liegt inmitten von Hibiskus, Tempelbäumen und hohen Mauern, die Welt dahinter ist das von politischen Unruhen geprägte Nigeria. Mit sanfter, eindringlicher Stimme erzählt die 15-jährige Kambili von dem Jahr, in dem ihre Familie auseinander fiel, ihr Land im Terror versank und ihre Kindheit zu Ende ging. Ein verzweifelt-schönes, traurig-süßes, außergewöhnliches Buch
Purple hibiscus / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
 
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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 (309)
Spanish (16)
German (14)
French (10)
Italian (9)
Dutch (8)
Polish (6)
Swedish (4)
Danish (3)
Slovenian (3)
Japanese (2)
Finnish (2)
Sinhalese (2)
Serbian (2)
Croatian (1)
Czech (1)
Vietnamese (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Macedonian (1)
Russian (1)
Bosnian (1)
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