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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

From the award-winning writer of Half of a Yellow Sun, a stunning new novel: a narrative of affection and race founded round a tender guy and lady from Nigeria who face tough offerings and demanding situations within the international locations they arrive to name home.

As young children in a Lagos secondary university, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is lower than army dictatorship, and folks are leaving the rustic in the event that they can. Ifemelu—beautiful, self-assured—departs for the USA to check. She suffers defeats and triumphs, unearths and loses relationships and friendships, all of the whereas feeling the load of anything she by no means considered again domestic: race. Obinze—the quiet, considerate son of a professor—had was hoping to hitch her, yet post-9/11 the United States won't permit him in, and he plunges right into a harmful, undocumented existence in London.

Years later, Obinze is a prosperous guy in a newly democratic Nigeria, whereas Ifemelu has accomplished luck as a author of an eye-opening web publication approximately race in the US. but if Ifemelu returns to Nigeria, and she or he and Obinze reignite their shared passion—for their native land and for every other—they will face the hardest judgements in their lives.
Fearless, gripping, right away darkly humorous and smooth, spanning 3 continents and diverse lives, Americanah is a richly informed tale set in today’s globalized international: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s strongest and wonderful novel yet.

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Americanah

From the award-winning writer of 1/2 a Yellow solar, a blinding new novel: a narrative of affection and race based round a tender guy and girl from Nigeria who face tricky offerings and demanding situations within the international locations they arrive to name home.

As young ones in a Lagos secondary university, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is lower than army dictatorship, and folks are leaving the rustic in the event that they can. Ifemelu—beautiful, self-assured—departs for the United States to check. She suffers defeats and triumphs, reveals and loses relationships and friendships, the entire whereas feeling the load of anything she by no means considered again domestic: race. Obinze—the quiet, considerate son of a professor—had was hoping to affix her, yet post-9/11 the US won't enable him in, and he plunges right into a risky, undocumented existence in London.

Years later, Obinze is a filthy rich guy in a newly democratic Nigeria, whereas Ifemelu has accomplished good fortune as a author of an eye-opening weblog approximately race in the United States. but if Ifemelu returns to Nigeria, and she or he and Obinze reignite their shared passion—for their place of birth and for every other—they will face the hardest judgements in their lives.
Fearless, gripping, instantaneously darkly humorous and gentle, spanning 3 continents and various lives, Americanah is a richly advised tale set in today’s globalized international: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s strongest and unbelievable novel yet.

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Stimson and his subordinates in the Operations Division of the army also worried that the spread of Soviet power in Northeast Asia would constrain the functioning of the free enterprise system and jeopardize American economic interests. ” Therefore, Forrestal and the navy sought to contain Soviet influence in the Near East and to retain American access to Middle East oil; Patterson and the War Department focused on preventing famine in occupied areas and resuscitating trade. 30 But American economic interests in Eurasia were not limited to Western Europe, Germany, and the Middle East.

And defense officials were well aware that the Soviets would react angrily to plans for currency reform in German Trizonia and to preparations for a West German republic. ”59 The real consternation of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and other high-ranking civilian and military officials in the defense agencies stemmed from their growing conviction that the United States was undertaking actions and assuming commitments that now required greater military capabilities. Recognizing that American initiatives, aimed at safeguarding Eurasia from further Communist inroads, might be perceived as endangering Soviet interests, it was all the more important to be ready for any eventuality.

Peterson agreed with Forrestal that long-term American prosperity required open markets, unhindered access to raw materials, and the rehabilitation of much – if not all – of Eurasia along liberal capitalist lines. In late 1944 and 1945, Stimson protested the prospective industrial emasculation of Germany, lest it undermine American economic well-being, set back recovery throughout Europe, and unleash forces of anarchy and revolution. Stimson and his subordinates in the Operations Division of the army also worried that the spread of Soviet power in Northeast Asia would constrain the functioning of the free enterprise system and jeopardize American economic interests.

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