Americanah - Part 7: Chapters 49-55 Summary & Analysis

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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As Chapter 49 begins Ifemelu is feeling more at home in Nigeria. She is spending more time with friends, but hasn’t seen Obinze yet. She thinks she needs to lose weight before she sees him, but hasn’t really been trying to lose weight. She isn’t happy with her job at Zoe because she feels stifled. She thinks about starting a new blog and perhaps starting her own magazine some day. She spends much of her work time interview society women and attending events, neither of which she finds interesting.

One day in a meeting Aunty Onenu praises Doris for a story about marriage, but admonishes Ifemelu for including a detail about a society woman that Aunty Onenu deems judgmental. Aunty Onenu leaves the meeting when her daughter arrives and Ifemelu takes a call from Ranyinudo during which Ranyinudo complains about...

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