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Behold the Dreamers

A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream--the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy 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. In the fall of 2007, Jende can hardly believe his luck when he lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at Lehman Brothers. Clark demands punctuality, discretion, and loyalty--and Jende is eager to please. Clark's wife, Cindy, even offers Neni temporary work at the Edwardses' summer home in the Hamptons. With these opportunities, Jende and Neni can at last gain a foothold in America and imagine a brighter future. However, the world of great power and privilege conceals troubling secrets, and soon Jende and Neni notice cracks in their employers' fa?ades. When the financial world is rocked by the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the Jongas are desperate to keep Jende's job--even as their marriage threatens to fall apart. As all four lives are dramatically upended, Jende and Neni are forced to make an impossible choice. Praise for Behold the Dreamers "A debut novel by a young woman from Cameroon that illuminates the immigrant experience in America with the tenderhearted wisdom so lacking in our political discourse . . . Mbue is a bright and captivati

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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9780008158156
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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9781432845391
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Das geträumte Land by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9783462051841
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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9780008158132
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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9781410494412
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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9780525509714
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Das geträumte Land by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9783462315882
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Behold the Dreamers (Oprah's Book Club) by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9780812998498
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Voici venir les rêveurs by Imbolo MBUE, ISBN: 9782714470997
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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9780008237998
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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9780008158118
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Voici venir les reveurs by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9782266276122
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Voici venir les rêveurs by Imbolo MBUE, ISBN: 9782714473608
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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9780525509721
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Das geträumte Land by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9783462047967
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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9780008158149
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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9780812989847
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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9780812987973
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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9780525510116
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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9780812998481
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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9781509460687
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Behold the Dreamers (Oprah Book Club Edition) by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9780606407472
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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9780147523099
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Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9780147523112
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Aqui estão os sonhadores by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9788525063984
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Behold the Dreamers (Oprah's Book Club) by Imbolo Mbue, ISBN: 9780147523105
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