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Half of a Yellow Sun
eBook Edition

Published by 4th Estate in London, Great Britain .
Written in English.

About the Book

Ugwu, a boy from a poor village, works as a houseboy for a university professor. Olanna, a young woman, has abandoned her life of privilege in Lagos to live with her charismatic new lover, the professor. And Richard, a shy English writer, is in thrall to Olanna’s enigmatic twin sister. As the horrific Biafran War engulfs them, they are thrown together and pulled apart in ways they had never imagined.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s masterpiece, winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction, is a novel about Africa in a wider sense: about the end of colonialism, ethnic allegiances, class and race and about the ways in which love can complicate all of these things.

Edition Notes

Copyright Date 2006


Dewey Decimal Class 823/.92

The Physical Object

Format eBook

ID Numbers

Open Library OL24298767M
ISBN 10 0007279280
ISBN 13 9780007279289
OCLC/WorldCat 567753060
OverDrive D1B5C823-08A4-46E3-91F5-F20CDE132F87 B002RI9TB4
Goodreads 35221435


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October 17, 2017 Edited by seabelis Edition details.
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September 30, 2017 Edited by seabelis Edition details.
June 23, 2010 Created by ImportBot Initial record created, from marc_overdrive MARC record.