Americanah

Product Number: EB00161472
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307962126
Publisher: Anchor
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Description

The bestselling novel—and one of Barack Obama's summer reading picks—from the award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and Dear Ijeawele. "From one of the world's great contemporary writers comes the story of two Nigerians making their way in the U.S. and the UK, raising universal questions of race and belonging, the overseas experience for the African diaspora, and the search for identity and a home." —Barack Obama Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read 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.

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Awards:2014-Fiction-Shortlist-Andrew Carnegie Medal,
2014-New York Times Bestseller
Original Publish Date: May 14, 2013

All formats/editions

CD
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Narrator(s): Adjoa Andoh
Product Number CP0306
Released: Feb 24, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470388911
eAudio
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Narrator(s): Adjoa Andoh
Product Number Z07363
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470388928
MP3 CD
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Narrator(s): Adjoa Andoh
Product Number MP1157
Released: Mar 04, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781490603629

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