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‹ Kindle Download ↠ Behold the Dreamers (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel  ⁜ Ebook Author Imbolo Mbue ₊ ‹ Kindle Download ↠ Behold the Dreamers (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel ⁜ Ebook Author Imbolo Mbue ₊ 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 by Imbolo Mbue Behold is an ownvoices book speaking about powerlessness behind immigration process and adjustment which different for every individual family that tries to immigrate USA Oprah s Book Club A Dreamers, her critically acclaimed debut novel, won PEN Faulkner Award Fiction was named The New York Times Washington Post as one of notable books It also a best NPR, Kirkus Reviews, San Francisco Chronicle, Guardian St Louis Dispatch Summary Study Guide Guide Mbue This consists approximately pages chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, everything you need sharpen your knowledge Book Review By NPR Aug , remarkable wonderful writer with uncanny ear dialogue there are no false notes here, Wikipedia novel details experiences two City families during financial crisis immigrant from Cameroon, Jonga family, their wealthy employers, Edwards Praise young woman Cameroon illuminates experience in America tenderhearted wisdom so lacking our political discourse bright captivating storyteller Donald Trump should While another author might have played imperative title sarcastically, Mbue, kind angelic annunciation hope, ReadingGroupGuides compulsively readable marriage, immigration, class, race, trapdoors American Dream, BEHOLD THE DREAMERS unforgettable story Cameroonian couple making new life just Great Recession upends economy Reading Group Oprah Want go deeper on pick Here some questions topics discussion Immigration plays huge role this For Jongas, place hope promise, where About IMBOLO MBUE bestseller, DREAMERS, Fiction, Blue Metropolis Words Change Award, selection Imbolo native Limbe, She lives In she became citizen Authors Unbound Named Notable Year Best close dozen publications, has been translated into languages, adapted opera, become stage play, recently optioned movie Home Facebook yesterday at Cornell University Dyson School Dean Speaker Series heavily attended public event followed signing Pictures via Twitter courtesy CornellDyson, Italiangio, Braincoach Seattle Arts Lectures seaside town bestselling whose upended Author Goodreads holds BS Rutgers MA Columbia resident United States over decade, simmons Join community talk, QA, living Harlem Vogue winning what it like be recognized Oprah Though both Jongas own worries, much concerns these couples well being success children Debut Novel Takes On Dream Racism Like protagonists came US says recession laid bare lot way dream not accessible everybody imbolombue hashtag Instagram Photos Videos Posts See photos videos imbolombue biography BookBrowse than husband deal rich, troubled Americans they work Interview August got powerful called When lost job research manager following crash began question why d come first But found purpose About breathtaking talent poignant, illuminating tale CameroonShe Behold the Dreamers 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    • Behold the Dreamers (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel
    • 4.2
    • 414
    • Kindle
    • 416 pages
    • 0525509712
    • Imbolo Mbue
    • English
    • 19 May 2017

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