Behold the Dreamers: An Oprah’s Book Club Pick
Behold the Dreamers: An Oprah’s Book Club Pick
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Behold the Dreamers: An Oprah’s Book Club Pick

WINNER OF THE 2017 PEN/FAULKNER AWARD
A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR
AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR
AN OPRAH BOOK CLUB PICK
“…a dissection of the American dream…savage and compassionate in all the right place” – The New York Times

 

New York, 2007. After two long years apart. Jende Jonga has brought his wife Neni from Cameroon to join him in the land of opportunity. Drawn by the promise of America they are seeking the chance of a better life for them and their son.

When Jende lands a dream job as chauffeur to a Lehman Brothers executive, Neni finds herself taken into the confidence of his glamorous wife Cindy. The Edwards are powerful and privileged: dazzling examples Of what America can offer to those who are prepared to strive for it.

But when the financial world is rocked by the collapse of Lehman Brothers, all four lives are dramatically upended. As faultlines appear in both marriages and secrets bubble to the surface they must all decide how far they will go in pursuit of their dreams. And what will they sacrifice along the way?

Weight 280 g
Dimensions 129 x 198 x 25 mm
ISBN

9780008237998

Language

English

Pages

400

Country

Cameroon

Format

Paperback

Date

10 Aug 2017

Author

Imbolo Mbue

Publisher

Fourth Estate,

Harper Collins Publishers