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    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie grew up in Nigeria, where she attended medical school for two years at the University of Nigeria before coming to the United States. A 2003 O. Henry Prize winner, Adichie was shortlisted for the 2002 Caine Prize for African Writing. Her work has been selected by the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association and the BBC Short Story Awards, and has appeared in various literary publications, including Zoetrope and the Iowa Review. Her first novel, Purple Hibiscus, was shortlisted for the Orange Prize and the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, and longlisted for the Booker. She now divides her time between the U.S. and Nigeria.
    With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in southeastern Nigeria during the late 1960s. We experience this tumultuous decade alongside five unforgettable characters: Ugwu, a thirteen-year-old houseboy who works for Odenigbo, a university professor full of revolutionary zeal; Olanna, the professor’s beautiful young mistress who has abandoned her life in Lagos for a dusty town and her lover’s charm; and Richard, a shy young Englishman infatuated with Olanna’s willful twin sister Kainene. Half of a Yellow Sun is a tremendously evocative novel of the promise, hope, and disappointment of the Biafran war.

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    ISBN 9781400095209
    Genre FICTION / Literary
    Format Paperback
    Pages 543
    Publisher Date 2007-09-11 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Anchor Books
    Copyright Year 2007
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.0 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.84 lb
    Language English
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
    Dimensions 8.0x6.0x1.0
    Country of Origin United States

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      I really enjoyed reading this book. I am planning to read the other works by this author. It was a page-turner! It was the kind of book you that stay up too late reading! I enjoyed this book - very rich and textured. There is a contrast between the city and more cosmopolitan lifestyles to the traditional village life. The tales of war are gripping and heartbreaking. It was a very good book; I am buying one for my friend for her birthday.

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