Proof copy. 8vo. Pp. [viii], 307, . Illustrated wraps.
Signed by Author to title page.
Acclaimed authorial debut. Winner of the 2005 (overall) Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book and the 2004 Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for Best Debut Fiction. Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and shortlisted for the Orange Prize and the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in 2004. In June 2010, The New Yorker named Adichie as one of the top 20 U.S. authors under the age of 40.
A coming-of-age novel of a fifteen-year-old girl growing up in a repressive family dominated by her religiously unhinged father in war-torn Nigeria. By the best-selling author of Half of a Yellow Sun (2006), Americanah (2013), and We Should All Be Feminists (2014). "The best debut I have read since Aundhati Roy's The God of Small Things" –Jason Cowley [Literary Editor of the New Statesman].