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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie | The Interview

Her stories of war are also her stories of family

By Anna Mundow
October 8, 2006

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When her first novel, ``Purple Hibiscus," was published in 2003 and shortlisted for Britain's Orange Prize , Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was saluted by The Washington Post as `` the 21st-century daughter of that other great Igbo writer, Chinua Achebe." Adichie's second novel, ``Half of a Yellow Sun" (Knopf, $24.95), is the more tumultuous story of three characters who are caught ... (Full article: 1296 words)

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