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Book Club: Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

June 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Book Group Discussing Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Tuesday, June 20 at 4:30

This month’s book is Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. New members are always welcome to join the group.

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With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra’s impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in southeastern Nigeria during the late 1960s. We experience this tumultuous decade alongside five unforgettable characters: Ugwu, a thirteen-year-old houseboy who works for Odenigbo, a university professor full of revolutionary zeal; Olanna, the professor’s beautiful young mistress who has abandoned her life in Lagos for a dusty town and her lover’s charm; and Richard, a shy young Englishman infatuated with Olanna’s willful twin sister Kainene.

Half of a Yellow Sun is a tremendously evocative novel of the promise, hope, and disappointment of the Biafran war.


June 20
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm