Mbue, Imbolo Mbue, I: Behold the Dreamers

ISBN 13: 9780525510116

Mbue, I: Behold the Dreamers

 
9780525510116: Mbue, I: Behold the Dreamers
Ver todas las copias de esta edición ISBN.
 
 

A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream-the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy New York Times Bestseller · Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award · Longlisted for the PEN/Open Book Award · An ALA Notable Book NAMED 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 Reviews 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, discretion, and loyalty-and Jende is eager to please. Clark's 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' façades. When the financial world is rocked by the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the Jongas are desperate to keep Jende's job-even as their marriage threatens to fall apart. As all four lives are dramatically upended, Jende and Neni are forced to make an impossible choice.

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Comprar nuevo Ver este artículo

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America

Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Añadir al carrito

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

Imagen de archivo

1.

Imbolo Mbue
Publicado por Penguin Random House Usa Ex
ISBN 10: 0525510117 ISBN 13: 9780525510116
Nuevo Cantidad disponible: 1
Librería
GoldBooks
(Austin, TX, Estados Unidos de America)

Descripción Penguin Random House Usa Ex. Condición: new. Nº de ref. del artículo: think0525510117

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 345,48
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío