Americanah is Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s award-winning novel about a young Nigerian woman, Ifemelu, who immigrates to the United States where she struggles with racism, relationships, and identity. The novel also follows her love story with Obinze. Explore a character analysis of Ifemelu, plot summary, and important quotes.
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Summary & Analysis
- Part 1: Chapters 1–2
- Part 2: Chapters 3–5
- Part 2: Chapters 6–8
- Part 2: Chapters 9–12
- Part 2: Chapters 13–16
- Part 2: Chapters 17–19
- Part 2: Chapters 20–22
- Part 3: Chapters 23–26
- Part 3: Chapters 27–30
- Part 4: Chapters 31–34
- Part 4: Chapters 35–38
- Part 4-6: Chapters 39–43
- Part 7: Chapters 44–47
- Part 7: Chapters 48–51
- Part 7: Chapters 52–55
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