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The Resource Behold the dreamers : a novel, Imbolo Mbue

Behold the dreamers : a novel, Imbolo Mbue

Label
Behold the dreamers : a novel
Title
Behold the dreamers
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Imbolo Mbue
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
2007. Jende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant living in Harlem, has come to the United States to provide a better life for himself, his wife, Neni, and their six-year-old son.Working as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at Lehman Brothers, he displays the punctuality, discretion, and loyalty that Edwards demands. Neni temporary work at the Edwardses' summer home in the Hamptons means a brighter future-- until Jende and Neni notice cracks in their employers' faca̧des. As the financial world threatens to collapse, the Jongas become desperate. And as their marriage threatens to fall apart, Jende and Neni are forced to make an impossible choice
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Mbue, Imbolo
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Cameroonians
  • Immigrants
  • Upper class
  • Family life
  • Family secrets
  • Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
Target audience
adult
Label
Behold the dreamers : a novel, Imbolo Mbue
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
pr01258499
Extent
397 pages
Isbn
9780812987973
Label
Behold the dreamers : a novel, Imbolo Mbue
Publication
Control code
pr01258499
Extent
397 pages
Isbn
9780812987973

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