Americanah

Americanah

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A story of love and race centred around a man and woman from Nigeria who seemed destined to be together, until the choices they are forced to make tear them apart. Spanning three continents, entering the lives of a richly drawn cast of characters across numerous divides, Americanah is a story of love and expectation set in today's globalized world.
Publisher: Toronto :, Alfred A. Knopf,, 2013
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780307397928
9780307397911
Branch Call Number: FICTION ADI
Characteristics: 477 pages ; 25 cm
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WVMLBookClubTitles Jul 22, 2015

Accepting a scholarship to an American college, Ifemelu escapes Nigeria, leaving behind her sweetheart, Obinze. Baffled and burdened by racism in America, Ifemelu begins a provocative blog on the subject. Years later, she and Obinze reunite and evaluate their relationship. A witty, observant love... Read More »

Americanah is the work of a masterful storyteller: thoughtful, witty and irreverent. It is a novel of ideas: race, aspiration, and nationality. It is also a star-crossed love story that wends its way across three continents and three decades. Original and absorbing.

A star-crossed love story and a thoughtful, witty & irreverent novel of ideas.


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WVMLBookClubTitles Jul 22, 2015

Accepting a scholarship to an American college, Ifemelu escapes Nigeria, leaving behind her sweetheart, Obinze. Baffled and burdened by racism in America, Ifemelu begins a provocative blog on the subject. Years later, she and Obinze reunite and evaluate their relationship. A witty, observant love story about the challenges of assimilation.

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