Behold the Dreamers (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel

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Behold the Dreamers (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel

ಮ Best new Behold the Dreamers (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel ೃ By Imbolo Mbue ೪ A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dreamthe unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy New York TimesBestsellerWinner of the PEN Faulkner Award Longlisted for the PEN Open Book Award An ALA Notable BookNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR The New York Times Book Review San Francisco Chronicle The Guardian St Louis Post Dispatch Chicago Public Library BookPage Refinery29 Kirkus ReviewsJende 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 loyaltyand Jende is eager to please Clarks 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 faades When the financial world is rocked by the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the Jongas are desperate to keep Jendes jobeven 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 DreamersA 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 captivating storyteller The Washington Post A capacious, big hearted novel The New York Times Book Review Behold the Dreamersheart belongs to the struggles and small triumphs of the Jongas, which Mbue traces in clean, quick moving paragraphs Entertainment Weekly Mbues writing is warm and captivating People book of the week Mbues book isnt the first work of fiction to grapple with the global financial crisis of 20072008, but its surely one of the best Its a novel that depicts a country both blessed and doomed, on top of the world, but always at risk of losing its balance It is, in other words, quintessentially American.NPR This story is one that needs to be told Bust Behold the Dreamers challenges us all to consider what it takes to make us genuinely content, and how long is too long to live with our dreams deferred O The Oprah Magazine A beautiful, empathetic novel The Boston Globe A witty, compassionate, swiftly paced novel that takes on race, immigration, family and the dangers of capitalist excess St Louis Post Dispatch Mbue is a deft, often lyrical observer Her meticulous storytelling announces a writer in command of her gifts.Minneapolis Star Tribune Behold the Dreamers Oprah s Book Club by A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and trapdoors in American Dream unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian A Behold Novel Kindle edition by Imbolo Mbue Download it once read on your device, PC, phones or tablets Use Imbolo Author Dreamers is an author whose novel, Dreamers, was New York Times Washington Post Notable Themes Motifs Learn themes from This Study Guide consists approximately pages chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, Chapter Summary summary analysis Club announces as next pick March , Random House, Formats Ebook, Audio, Hardcover Available pre order site dedicated to lovers providing forum discover share commentary books authors they enjoy interviews, reviews lively Book easily one my favorite novels In this story, gives us glimpse into what means pursue Books native seaside town Limbe, Cameroon She holds BS Rutgers University MA 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