As teenagers in a Lagos secondary school, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Nigeria at the time is under military dictatorship, and people are seeking to leave the country. Ifemelu departs for the United States to study. Through her experiences in relationships and studies, she struggles with the experience of racism in American culture, and the many varieties of racial distinctions.
Americanah is a 2013 novel by the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
- Includes a visit to America.
- A gorgeous journey.
- Experience pyrotechnic wit and deep humanitarianism.