A NovelBook - 2014 | 1st Anchor Bks. ed.
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"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"--Provided by publisher.
Can’t believe it took me *this* long to read AMERICANAH but am SOOOO glad I did. One of the best #readventcalendar of my year. Transfixing novel of love, race, immigration, and home. Stick it in your ear for a more gripping experience
ReadersServices_KCMO May 17, 2017
A Nigerian couple are separated by more than an ocean. Ifemulu's life in America is not what she expected, despite her college student background. Her lover, Obinze, is stuck in London trying to find a way to the U.S. His sudden deportation drives a formidable wedge between their worlds and force... Read More »
FlanneryC_KCMO Mar 22, 2018
Adichie's award-winning novel examines what it means to be black in Africa, England, and the U.S.A.
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. Adichie gives us the story of a Nigerian couple split up by political upheaval, with one person in America and the other in England. Away from their home they are confronted with new and unexpected identities.
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They would not understand why people like him, who were raised well fed and watered but mired in dissatisfaction, conditioned from birth to look towards somewhere else, eternally convinced that real lives happened in that somewhere else, were now resolved to dangerous things, illegal things, so as to leave, none of them starving, or raped, or from burned villages, but merely hungry for choice and certainty.
"...he lived in London indeed but invisibly, his existence like an erased pencil sketch..."
"She liked that he wore their relationship so boldly, like a brightly colored shirt."
“That her relationship with him was like being content in a house but always sitting by the window and looking out”
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