Summary & Analysis | Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | Summary & Analysis
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie chronicles the lives and relationships of two young Nigerians named Ifemelu and Obinze, and explores the culture of the United States from an African perspective. The novel considers issues of race and the complexities of love, family, friendship, and romantic relationships in the United States.
Ifemelu was raised by her parents in Lagos, a city in Nigeria. Her mother is a religious fanatic and her religiously indifferent father has strong opinions about the United States. Ifemelu has a close relationship with her Aunty Uju, her father's sister, who acted as a big sister, or even motherly figure, to Ifemelu throughout her younger years. Aunty Uju was the mistress of The General, a military official who impregnated her, but died after their son Dike turned one year old. After The General's death, Aunty Uju moved to the United States to raise Dike and start a new life....
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  • Release Date: 02-19-2016
  • Publisher: Instaread