Part 1: Chapters 1-2
• Americanah is an award-winning novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
• The narrative centers on Ifemelu and Obinze, two young Nigerians who are deeply in love, but have dreams of a bigger life outside of Nigeria.
• Chapter 1 begins with Ifemelu in Princeton, New Jersey, waiting for a train to take her to Trenton to get her hair braided.
• Ifemelu is closing her blog because she is moving back to Nigeria in spite of the success she’s found in America.
• When Ifemelu’s braider, Aisha, learns Ifemelu is Igbo, she wants Ifemelu to talk to her two boyfriends who are Igbo and convince one of them to marry Aisha.
• Ifemelu sends an email to Obinze to tell him she’s moving back to Nigeria.
• Chapter 2 focuses on Obinze, who is sitting in the back of his expensive car in busy Lagos traffic when the email from Ifemelu...
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