AMERICANAH

AMERICANAH

NGOZI, ADICHIE

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CORONET BOOKS
Matèria
Contemporary literature
ISBN:
978-0-00-735634-8
Pàgines:
477
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Paperback
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Lagos, mitjans dels anys 90. En el marc de la dictadura militar i en una Nigèria que ofereix poc o cap futur, Ifemelu i Obinze, dos adolescents atípics, s’enamoren apassionadament. Com gran part de la seva generació saben que abans o després hauran d’abandonar el país. Obinze ha somiat sempre de viure als Estats Units, però és Ifemeli qui aconsegueix el visat per viure a Brooklyn amb la seva tieta i estudiar a la universitat. Mentre Obinze lluita per reunir-se amb Ifemelu, ella es troba en una Amèrica que no es com ella l’imaginava, començant per la importància del color de la seva pell.

The bestselling novel from the award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and Dear Ijeawele. 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. 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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