Americanah

A novel
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Awards:2014-Fiction-Shortlist-Andrew Carnegie Medal,
2014-New York Times Bestseller
Original Publish Date: May 14, 2013
Product Number: EB00161472
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307962126
Publisher: Anchor
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Description

From the award-winning, bestselling author of We Should All Be Feminists and Half of a Yellow Sun—the story of two Nigerians making their way in the U.S. and the UK, raising universal questions of race, belonging, the overseas experience for the African diaspora, and the search for identity and a home. Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion—for each other and for their homeland.