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Notes on grief

by Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977- (Author)

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The author presents a timely and deeply personal account of the loss of her father. Full description

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Summary: The author presents a timely and deeply personal account of the loss of her father.
Item Description: "This is a Borzoi book."
"This is a slightly expanded version of a piece written by the author that originally appeared in The New Yorker on September 10, 2020"--Title page verso.
Physical Description: 67 pages ; 19 cm
ISBN: 0593320808
9780593320808
Author Notes: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born in Enugu, Nigeria on September 15, 1977. She studied medicine and pharmacy at the University of Nigeria for a year and a half before moving to the United States, where she studied communication at Drexel University for two years. She received a bachelor's degree in communication and political science at Eastern Connecticut State University in 2001, a master's degree in creative writing at Johns Hopkins University, and a master's degree in African Studies from Yale University in 2008.

Her first novel, Purple Hibiscus, was published in 2003 and received the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book in 2005. Her other books include The Thing around Your Neck, Americanah, and We Should All Be Feminist. Half of a Yellow Sun won the Orange Prize in 2007. She was awarded the 2018 PEN Pinter Prize, for her body of work that shows 'outstanding literary merit'.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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