Americanah Audiobook by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, is the story of young enthusiasts Ifemelu as well as Obinze that fulfill as teens growing up in Nigeria. They develop an instantaneous bond, however when Ifemelu relocates to America, Obinze is unable to opt for her. He ultimately moves to England where he stays as an illegal alien. Americanah Audiobook by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Stream. The two are separated by range, time, as well as Ifemelu’s silence because of a terrible experience. While their lives are separate, they face a lot of the exact same difficulties as they encounter issues of race for the very first time as well as look for to find their identities.
As the novel starts, Ifemelu is in America and also preparing to go back to Nigeria after 15 years. She is having her hair entwined at Mariama African Hair Braiding to prepare for her journey. While she exists, Ifemelu’s story is told in a collection of flashbacks.
Ifemelu grows up in Nigeria with her mommy and also daddy. Her mother is a religious woman as well as her father is an intelligent male who is sorry for never ever having had the chance to go after an education. Also in Ifemelu’s life as a lady is her Aunty Uju, an intelligent lady who imagines being a doctor, yet selects instead to be the girlfriend of a wealthy man called The General that pays for Uju’s sophisticated way of living leaving her totally depending on him.
While in secondary school, Ifemelu satisfies Obinze as well as both start dating. They make a decision to participate in the exact same college in Nigeria, yet when constant professors strikes threaten Ifemelu’s academic future, she makes a decision to relocate to America where Aunty Uju and also her son Dike ran away to after The General’s death. Obinze plans to head to America when he completes university, however is not able to because of travel restrictions because of terrorism.
Ifemelu copes with Aunty Uju throughout her initial summertime in America as well as develops a close bond with Dike. That summer she begins to see just how different America is from Nigeria and from what she had gotten out of enjoying American tv programs.
When Ifemelu leaves for university Aunty Uju schedules her to make use of the identification of a good friend so that she can discover work considering that she is not able to legitimately function under her student visa. Ifemelu requests many different kinds of jobs, but is incapable to discover job. Ultimately, when she is lacking loan, she takes a job that requires her to weaken herself. Afterward, she is so embarrassed that she is incapable to talk with Obinze and the two lose call.
Ifemelu is eventually employed to be a baby-sitter for Kimberly, a rich white woman. Ifemelu fulfills Kimberly’s sibling, Curt, and they start a charming relationship. She enjoys with Curt as well as he treats her well, however it is throughout this time that she begins to come across challenges as a result of her race and also immigrant status. Temporarily, Ifemelu tries to assimilate by handling an American accent.
At The Same Time, Aunty Uju has finished from college and is now a medical professional. She weds Bartholomew who is lazy as well as detached toward Dike. Dike battles with his identity as well as is one of the only black students in his college, making him really feel singled out. Uju does not tell Dike concerning his true heritage, instead informing him that he has her last name since she was a 2nd wife. She does not want him to identify with Black American young adults.
Curt assists Ifemelu to get a job in interactions when she graduates from university as well as the firm she benefits aids her to obtain her citizenship documents. When she begins the interview process for the job, Ifemelu relaxes her hair to increase her opportunities of getting the job. This eventually causes her removing her damaged hair and recovering her natural hair as well as is the beginning of her desire to write her own blog concerning her observations on race in America.
While Ifemelu remains in America, Obinze travels to England with his mommy and also stays there unlawfully. He, as well, is forced to handle an additional identity to obtain a work there. He pays to have a marriage to a citizen prepared to ensure that he can obtain his documents, however is deported before the marriage can occur. When he goes back to Nigera, he begins benefiting a Chief and comes to be a wealthy entrepreneur.
Back in America, Ifemelu breaks up with Curt and also begins dating Blaine who is a Black American. Blaine holds himself to a high requirement as well as anticipates the same from Ifemelu. Americanah Audio Book Online. Both break up temporarily when she fails to go to an objection he has set up. When they integrate, the only point they share is the need to see Obama elected president. The partnership finishes forever when Ifemelu go back to Nigeria.
Ifemelu e-mails Obinze and informs him she is returning to Nigeria, but Dike’s suicide attempt hold-ups her return. When she lastly arrives, she takes a job at a magazine, however isn’t happy there. This leads her to begin a brand-new blog about the crucial concerns she sees around her in Nigeria.
Ifemelu and also Obinze reunite as well as Obinze need to make a decision concerning whether to leave his wife, Kosi, and also his child to be with Ifemelu. He ultimately chooses to finish his marital relationship and also the unique ends with Obinze arriving at Ifemelu’s home to tell her this.