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Behold the Dreamers

A Novel

Imbolo Mbue

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, discreti...
Publish Date
2017
June 26
First Published in 2016
Goodreads rating
3.95
ISBN
9780525509714
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Recommendations
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Recommendations
Jun 26, 2017
It's about race and class, the economy, culture, immigration, and the dangers of the us versus them mentality. And underneath it all pumps the heart and soul of family love, the pursuit of happiness, and what home really means.     source