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Chimamanda N. Adichie
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in 2013
|Born||August 15, 1977|
|Notable works||Purple Hibiscus Half of a Yellow Sun|
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (born September 15, 1977) is an award-winning Nigerian writer. She comes from Abba in Anambra State, southeast Nigeria. Her book Half of a Yellow Sun won the 2007 Orange Prize for fiction.
Adichie was born in Enugu into an Igbo family. She married Ivara Alistair Esege, a Nigerian doctor.
In December 2013 Beyoncé released her fifth album BEYONCÉ. The eleventh song on the album "Flawless" has a sample from Adichie's TED Talk "Why We Should All Be Feminists". Adichie's sample on the album caused her novel Americanah go up around 600 places in the Amazon chart.
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