Half of a yellow sun

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New York : Anchor Books, 2007.
1st Anchor Books ed.
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543 pages ; 21 cm.

A haunting story of love and war from "one of the world's great contemporary writers" (Barack Obama), the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists. 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 full of revolutionary zeal; Olanna, the professor's beautiful young mistress who has abandoned her life in Lagos for a dusty town and her lover's charm; and Richard, a shy young Englishman infatuated with Olanna's willful twin sister Kainene. Half of a Yellow Sun is a tremendously evocative novel of the promise, hope, and disappointment of the Biafran war.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Adichie, C. N. (2007). Half of a yellow sun. 1st Anchor Books ed. New York: Anchor Books.

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Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-. 2007. Half of a Yellow Sun. New York: Anchor Books.

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Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-, Half of a Yellow Sun. New York: Anchor Books, 2007.

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Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi. Half of a Yellow Sun. 1st Anchor Books ed. New York: Anchor Books, 2007. Print.

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