9780307455918

The Thing Around Your Neck

ISBN 10: 0307455912 / 0-307-45591-2
ISBN 13: 9780307455918
Publisher: Anchor Books
Publication Date: 2010
Binding: Softcover
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"Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie belongs to the rare group of young writers whose wisdom...set them apart from writers of their age....THE THING AROUND YOUR NECK once again showcases her insights into human nature under social, ethical, cultural as well as personal dilemmas."

Yiyun Li, San Francisco Chronicle, 06/21/2009

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"The distilled world of the short story suits [Adichie] beautifully: She shows a rare talent for finding the images and gestures that etch a narrative moment unforgettably in the reader's memory....[T]his is a very solid collection, with several exquisite stories that will take you to places you didn't know existed."

Mary Brennan, Seattle Times, 06/28/2009

 

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Book Description: Random House USA Inc, United States, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 201 x 130 mm. Brand New Book. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie burst onto the literary scene with her remarkable debut novel, Purple Hibiscus, which critics hailed as one of the best novels to come out of Africa in years (Baltimore Sun ), with prose as lush as the Nigerian landscape that it powerfully evokes ( The Boston Globe ); The Washington Post called her the twenty-first-century daughter of Chinua Achebe. Her award-winning Half of a Yellow Sun became an instant classic upon its publication three years later, once again putting her tremendous gifts--graceful storytelling, knowing compassion, and fierce insight into her characters hearts--on display. Now, in her most intimate and seamlessly crafted work to date, Adichie turns her penetrating eye on not only Nigeria but America, in twelve dazzling stories that explore the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Africa and the United States. In A Private Experience, a medical student hides from a violent riot with a poor Muslim woman whose dignity and faith force her to confront the realities and fears she s been pushing away. In Tomorrow is Too Far, a woman unlocks the devastating secret that surrounds her brother s death. The young mother at the center of Imitation finds her comfortable life in Philadelphia threatened when she learns that her husband has moved his mistress into their Lagos home. And the title story depicts the choking loneliness of a Nigerian girl who moves to an America that turns out to be nothing like the country she expected; though falling in love brings her desires nearly within reach, a death in her homeland forces her to reexamine them. Searing and profound, suffused with beauty, sorrow, and longing, these stories map, with Adichie s signature emotional wisdom, the collision of two cultures and the deeply human struggle to reconcile them. The Thing Around Your Neck is a resounding confirmation of the prodigious literary powers of one of our most essential writers. From the Hardcover edition. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9780307455918

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Book Description: Random House USA Inc, United States, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 201 x 130 mm. Brand New Book. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie burst onto the literary scene with her remarkable debut novel, Purple Hibiscus, which critics hailed as one of the best novels to come out of Africa in years (Baltimore Sun ), with prose as lush as the Nigerian landscape that it powerfully evokes ( The Boston Globe ); The Washington Post called her the twenty-first-century daughter of Chinua Achebe. Her award-winning Half of a Yellow Sun became an instant classic upon its publication three years later, once again putting her tremendous gifts--graceful storytelling, knowing compassion, and fierce insight into her characters hearts--on display. Now, in her most intimate and seamlessly crafted work to date, Adichie turns her penetrating eye on not only Nigeria but America, in twelve dazzling stories that explore the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Africa and the United States. In A Private Experience, a medical student hides from a violent riot with a poor Muslim woman whose dignity and faith force her to confront the realities and fears she s been pushing away. In Tomorrow is Too Far, a woman unlocks the devastating secret that surrounds her brother s death. The young mother at the center of Imitation finds her comfortable life in Philadelphia threatened when she learns that her husband has moved his mistress into their Lagos home. And the title story depicts the choking loneliness of a Nigerian girl who moves to an America that turns out to be nothing like the country she expected; though falling in love brings her desires nearly within reach, a death in her homeland forces her to reexamine them. Searing and profound, suffused with beauty, sorrow, and longing, these stories map, with Adichie s signature emotional wisdom, the collision of two cultures and the deeply human struggle to reconcile them. The Thing Around Your Neck is a resounding confirmation of the prodigious literary powers of one of our most essential writers. From the Hardcover edition. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9780307455918

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