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Half of a Yellow Sun

This book is about Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
"Half of a Yellow Sun" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, published on September 12, 2006, is an enthralling narrative that delves into the heart of Nigeria's Biafra war—a critical moment in African history. This novel masterfully portrays the intense struggle for independence and the profound social upheaval it caused. Through the intertwined lives of three diverse characters—a young houseboy, a university professor's mistress, and a shy Englishman—Adichie explores themes of loyalty, moral responsibility, and the impact of colonial legacies on race and class. Her narrative not only captures the political and ethnic tensions of the 1960s but also humanizes them through personal stories of love, conflict, and survival. Ideal for high school readers, this book offers a powerful lens on racial justice, encouraging a deeper understanding of the complexities surrounding identity and freedom in a rapidly changing world. "Half of a Yellow Sun" is not just a novel; it's an invitation to reflect on the past's echoes in our present.
Published by Alfred A. Knopf on September 12, 2006
448 pages
ISBN: 9781400044160
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