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Behold the dreamers : a novel / Imbolo Mbue.

By: Mbue, Imbolo [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Random House, [2016]Edition: First edition.Description: 382 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780812998481; 0812998480.Subject(s): Cameroonians -- United States -- Fiction | Immigrants -- United States -- Fiction | Upper class -- United States -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | Family secrets -- Fiction | Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009 -- Fiction | Global Financial Crisis (2008-2009) | Cameroonians | Families | Family secrets | Immigrants | Upper class | United States | 2008-2009Genre/Form: Fiction.DDC classification: 813/.6 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' fa�cades. 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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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' fa�cades. 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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