By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
A strong, delicate tale of race and identification by way of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning writer of half a Yellow Sun.
Ifemelu and Obinze are younger and in love after they leave military-ruled Nigeria for the West. attractive, confident Ifemelu heads for the US, the place regardless of her educational luck, she is compelled to grapple with what it skill to be black for the 1st time. Quiet, considerate Obinze had was hoping to hitch her, yet with post-9/11 the United States closed to him, he as a substitute plunges right into a harmful, undocumented lifestyles in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion--for one another and for his or her native land.
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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie