Behold the dreamers : a novel
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Published
New York : Random House, [2016].
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First edition.
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382 pages ; 25 cm.
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ISBN
9780812998481, 0812998480

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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' façades. 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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An immigrant working class couple from Cameroon and the upper class American family for whom they work find their lives and marriages shaped by financial circumstances, infidelities, secrets, and the 2008 recession.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Mbue, I. (2016). Behold the dreamers: a novel. First edition. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Mbue, Imbolo. 2016. Behold the Dreamers: A Novel. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Mbue, Imbolo, Behold the Dreamers: A Novel. New York: Random House, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Mbue, Imbolo. Behold the Dreamers: A Novel. First edition. New York: Random House, 2016. Print.

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