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  • 4 of 5 copies available at York County Libraries.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Dillsburg Area Public Library Adults ADI Fiction (Text) 34001001184249 Adult Area Available -
Glatfelter Memorial Library Adults ADI Fiction (Text) 34216000886335 Adult Area Available -
Martin Library Adults ADI Fiction (Text) 33454004809117 Reading Room Balcony Available -
Martin Library Adults ADI Staff Access Fiction (Text) 33454005395090 Archives Checked Out 02/08/2021
Paul Smith Library of Southern York County Adults ADI Fiction (Text) 34318000969838 Adult Area Recently Returned -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0307455920
  • ISBN: 9780307455925
  • ISBN: 9781101873007
  • ISBN: 1101873000
  • Physical Description: 588 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Anchor Books edition.
  • Publisher: New York Anchor Books, 2014.

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Summary, etc.:
"Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion--for each other and for their homeland"-- Publisher's website.
Target Audience Note:
940L Lexile
Original Version Note:
Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Awards Note:
Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, 2014.
Subject: Immigrants.
Refugees.
Nigerians.
> Fiction.
> England.
Nigeria > Fiction.
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