Throughout the two novels, both the main characters of each book, Obi Okonkwo and Ifemelu, face a common phenomenon that numerous African immigrants face when they leave their home and find themselves outside of Africa; culture shock. Culture shock doesn’t only affect Africans however, it…
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by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Ala Notable Books for Adults
Ifemelu, Obinze, Obinze's Mother, Ifemelu's Mother and Father, Aunty Uju, Dike, The General, Curt, Blaine, Shan, Kosi, Buchi
The novel tells the story of a young Nigerian woman, Ifemelu, who immigrates to the United States to attend university.