Book :: Half of a Yellow Sun

Half of a Yellow Sun
By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Pages: 433
Published: Sep 12th, 2006
Genre(s): Africa
Historical Fiction
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With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in southeastern Nigeria during the late 1960s. We experience this tumultuous decade alongside five unforgettable characters: Ugwu, a thirteen-year-old houseboy who works for Odenigbo, a university professor...

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