Behold the dreamers : a novel
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New York : Random House, [2016].
Edition
First edition.
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382 pages ; 25 cm
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Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)  1 available
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Language
English
ISBN
0812998480, 9780812998481

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At the intersection of "Americanah" and "The Help" comes a riveting debut novel about two marriages - one immigrant and working class, the other from the top 1% - both chasing their version of the American Dream. In the fall of 2007, Jende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant living in Harlem, lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at Lehman Brothers. Their situation only improves when Jende's son Neni is hired as household help. But in the course of their work, Jende and Neni begin to witness infidelities, skirmishes, and family secrets. Then, with the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers, a tragedy changes all four lives forever, and the Jongas must decide whether to continue fighting to stay in a recession-ravaged America or give up and return home to Cameroon.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

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

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

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

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

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

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

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

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