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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the author of Purple Hibiscus, which was longlisted for the Booker Prize, Half of a Yellow Sun, which won the Orange Prize for. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie grew up in Nigeria. Published in the United States by Vintage Books, a division of Random eBook ISBN: A Presentation by Cathy Ybarra. CHIMAMANDA. NGOZI ADICHIE. Page 2. Life and Career. • Born in Engu, Nigeria in • Came to the United States at
A story whose characters live in a changing wartime atmosphere, doing their best to keep that atmosphere at bay. Adichie entwines love and politics to a degree rarely achieved by novelists. That is what great fiction does—it simultaneously devours and ennobles, and in its freely acknowledged invention comes to be truer than the facts upon which it is built. I have always been fascinated by Biafra. I have always wanted to write about it. It was not just because my parents told so many stories of how they lived through the Nigeria-Biafra war but because I realized how central Biafra was to my history.
She began to plan and to dream, to apply for jobs in Lagos. She did not tell Blaine at rst, because she wanted to nish her fellowship at Princeton, and then after her fellowship ended, she did not tell him because she wanted to give herself time to be sure.
But as the weeks passed, she knew she would never be sure. So she told him that she was moving back home, and she added, I have to, knowing he would hear in her words the sound of an ending.
Blaine asked, almost automatically, stunned by her announcement. There they were, in his living room in New Haven, awash in soft jazz and daylight, and she looked at him, her good, bewildered man, and felt the day take on a sad, epic quality. They had lived together for three years, three years free of crease, like a smoothly ironed sheet, until their only ght, months ago, when Blaines eyes froze with blame and he refused to speak to her.
But they had survived that ght, mostly because of Barack Obama, bonding anew over their shared passion.
On election night, before Blaine kissed her, his face wet with tears, he held her tightly as though Obamas victory was also their personal victory. And now here she was telling him it was over. He taught ideas of nuance and complexity in his classes and yet he was asking her for a single reason, the cause.
But she had not had a bold epiphany and there was no cause; it was simply that layer after layer of discontent had settled in her, and formed a mass that now propelled her. While we can't guarantee fulfillment of a signed book pre-order, our authors are almost always able to sign extra books to fulfill such orders. Ordering a signed book on harvard. Specify in Order Comments that you want a signed copy of the book. Please note: online orders for signed copies must be placed at least one business day before the event.
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FAQ: Can I request a personalized inscription? She soon transferred to Eastern Connecticut State University to be near her sister Uche,  who had a medical practice in Coventry, Connecticut.
When the novelist was growing up in Nigeria, she was not used to being identified by the colour of her skin. That changed when she arrived in the United States for college. As a black African in America, Adichie was suddenly confronted with what it meant to be a person of color in the United States.
Race as an idea became something that she had to navigate and learn.
She received a bachelor's degree from Eastern Connecticut State University,  with the distinction of summa cum laude in In she was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship. Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart", at the age of Adichie was inspired by seeing her own life represented in the pages.
I'm very feminist in the way I look at the world, and that world view must somehow be part of my work.