Behold The Dreamers

Download Behold The Dreamers PDF/ePub eBooks without registration on our website. Instant access to millions of titles from Our Library and it’s FREE to try! All books are in clear copy here, and all files are secure so don't worry about it.

If the content Behold The Dreamers not Found or Blank , you must refresh this page manually Or Can't wait? try our new eBooks Reader Platform

Behold The Dreamers


Behold The Dreamers


File Size : 52,7 Mb
Total Download : 541

Author : Imbolo Mbue
language : en
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Release Date : 2017-08-10



Download Behold The Dreamers written by Imbolo Mbue and has been published by Fourth Estate this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2017-08-10 with categories.




Behold The Dreamers


Behold The Dreamers


File Size : 45,5 Mb
Total Download : 818

Author : Imbolo Mbue
language : en
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Release Date : 2017-08



Download Behold The Dreamers written by Imbolo Mbue and has been published by Fourth Estate this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2017-08 with categories.


WINNER OF THE 2017 PEN/FAULKNER AWARD A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR AN OBSERVER BOOK OF THE YEAR 'A formidable storyteller' Jonathan Franzen 'Savage and compassionate in all the right places' New York Times Book Review 'Eerily timely ... bittersweet and buoyant' Jessie Burton 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? 'A marvellous debut... as deeply insightful as it is delightfully entertaining' Taiye Selasi

Behold The Dreamers


Behold The Dreamers


File Size : 41,9 Mb
Total Download : 669

Author : Imbolo Mbue
language : en
Publisher: Random House Trade
Release Date : 2017-06-27



Download Behold The Dreamers written by Imbolo Mbue and has been published by Random House Trade this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2017-06-27 with Fiction categories.


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 A New York Times Notable Book * Finalist for 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 The Washington Post * Kirkus Reviews * NPR * San Francisco Chronicle * The Guardian * St. Louis Post-Dispatch 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' fa�ades. 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. Praise for Behold the Dreamers "A 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 Dreamers' heart . . . belongs to the struggles and small triumphs of the Jongas, which Mbue traces in clean, quick-moving paragraphs."--Entertainment Weekly "Mbue's writing is warm and captivating."--People (book of the week) "[Mbue's] book isn't the first work of fiction to grapple with the global financial crisis of 2007-2008, but it's surely one of the best. . . . It's 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 "Imbolo Mbue's masterful debut about an immigrant family struggling to obtain the elusive American Dream in Harlem will have you feeling for each character from the moment you crack it open."--In Style "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


Behold The Dreamers


File Size : 45,9 Mb
Total Download : 326

Author : Imbolo Mbue
language : en
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Release Date : 2017-06-26



Download Behold The Dreamers written by Imbolo Mbue and has been published by Random House Trade Paperbacks this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2017-06-26 with Cameroonians categories.


"Oprah's book club 2017 selection"--Cover.

Behold The Dreamers


Behold The Dreamers


File Size : 46,8 Mb
Total Download : 493

Author : Imbolo Mbue
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 2016-08



Download Behold The Dreamers written by Imbolo Mbue and has been published by this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2016-08 with Fiction categories.




Summary Of Behold The Dreamers By Imbolo Mbue Conversation Starters


Summary Of Behold The Dreamers By Imbolo Mbue Conversation Starters


File Size : 48,5 Mb
Total Download : 285

Author : BookHabits
language : en
Publisher: BookHabits
Release Date : 2017-08-07



Download Summary Of Behold The Dreamers By Imbolo Mbue Conversation Starters written by BookHabits and has been published by BookHabits this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2017-08-07 with Juvenile Nonfiction categories.


Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue | Conversation Starters Getting the job as chauffeur to Lehman Brothers executive Clark Edwards lifted the hopes of Cameroonian immigrant Jende Jonga. With this job, he could start seeing his dreams come true. He could finally provide a better life for his wife and son. Clark Edwards and his family lived the life that everybody dreamed of – a luxurious home, material comforts, and many undreamed of privileges. The Jongas too could have this kind of life one day. But soon a financial crash takes over Lehman Brothers, sending Edwards and his chauffeur and both their families into financial trouble. Can the Jongas still look forward to their dreams being fulfilled? Can the Edwards hold on to the lavish lifestyle they were used to? Imbolo Mbue’s Behold the Dreamers, recently selected for Oprah’s Book Club picks, tells the story of dreamers and their plight as they face the inevitable consequences of the 2008 financial crash that hit America. A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to... Create Hours of Conversation: • Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups • Foster a deeper understanding of the book • Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately • Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource meant to supplement the original book. If you have not yet read the original book, we encourage to do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.

River Cross My Heart


River Cross My Heart


File Size : 52,5 Mb
Total Download : 280

Author : Breena Clarke
language : en
Publisher:
Release Date : 2000-10



Download River Cross My Heart written by Breena Clarke and has been published by this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2000-10 with Fiction categories.


Five-year-old Clara Bynum is dead, drowned in the Potomac River in the shadow of a seemingly haunted rock outcropping known locally as the Three Sisters. River, Cross My Heart, which marks the debut of a wonderfully gifted new storyteller, weighs the effect of Clara's absence on the people she has left behind: her parents, Alice and Willie Bynum, torn between the old world of their rural North Carolina home and the new world of the city, to which they have moved in search of a better life for themselves and their children; the friends and relatives of the Bynum family in the Georgetown neighborhood they now call home; and, most especially, Clara's sister, ten-year-old Johnnie Mae, who must come to terms with the powerful and confused emotions stirred by her sister's death as she struggles to decide what kind of woman she will become. This highly accomplished first novel resonates with ideas, impassioned lyricism, and poignant historical detail as it captures an essential part of the African-American experience in our century.