Purple Hibiscus

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Purple Hibiscus
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by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.
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While his Nigerian community sees him as a devout Christian and highly respected man, Kambili’s fanatically religious father has privately always demanded perfection of his family and doled out brutal punishment for anything less. When an outspoken aunt reenters their lives during the political turbulence of a military coup, the fragile family order begins to crumble, ultimately resulting in tragedy.

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