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us: Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, 1977-

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    • us: Adichie, Amanda N. (Amanda Ngozi), 1977-
    • us: נגוזי אדיצ׳יה, צ׳יממנדה, 1977-
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        (naf) Enugu (Nigeria)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Nigeria
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Drexel University
        • Organization: (naf) Eastern Connecticut State University
        • Organization: (naf) Johns Hopkins University
        • Organization: (naf) Princeton University
        • Organization: (naf) Yale University
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        (lcsh) Essayists
          (lcsh) Novelists
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      • Sources

        • found: Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi. Purple hibiscus, 2003: CIP t.p. (Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie) data sht. (b. Sept. 15, 1977)
        • found: For love of Biafra, 1998: t.p. (Amanda N. Adichie) p. 4 of cover (b. Sept. 15, 1977)
        • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed October 26, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi; essayist, fiction writer; born 15 September 1977 in Enugu, Nigeria; studied communications at Drexel University, Philadelphia (1997); graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University with major in communications (2001); published her first novel, Purple Hibiscus (2003); obtained a master's degree in creative writing from Johns Hopkins University (2004); taught a class in introductory fiction at the University of Princeton (2005-2006); graduated from Yale University with master's in African history and moved to Columbia, Maryland (2008); published in Granta, New Yorker, Guardian and Washington Post; received a $500,000 so-called genius grant from the MacArthur Foundation, awarded to promising researchers and artists (2008) while studying in the United States and touring the world to promote her work, she regularly returned to Nigeria, actively supporting emerging local literary talent by organizing workshops for aspiring writers in Lagos)
      • LC Classification

        • PR9387.9.A34354
      • Editorial Notes

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        • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
      • Change Notes

        • 2003-05-08: new
        • 2015-03-19: revised
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