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Author photo. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Photo: Okey Adichie

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Adichie grew up in the house previously occupied by the writer Chinua Achebe, and was raised as a Catholic. She has spent most of her life on a university campus, first in Nigeria and then in America. Her parents both worked at the University of Nigeria, in Nsukka: her father as Professor of Statistics and her mother as the institution's first female registrar. They raised Adichie and her five siblings in a university-owned house and sent them to school on campus. Adichie started out reading medicine there, but, after a year, realized she was only training to be a doctor because that was the done thing for high achievers like herself. She transferred to Connecticut State University to read Communication.
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