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Title: Behold the Dreamers
Authors: Mbue, Imbolo
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 382
Year: 2016
Language: English
Description: When Jende Jonga is appointed as a chauffeur, it seems as if all his Christmases have come at once. Driving his Wall Street employer Clarke Edwards around New York, is a far cry from life in his native Cameroon and Jende and his ambitious wife Neni will do whatever it takes to be able to stay and pursue the American dream. But it is 2007 and Clarke works for Lehman Brothers ...

From power and privilege through to the challenges and struggles of migrants, this thoughtful story lays bare the lives of the Edwards and Jonga families, exposing the American Dream to the light of day.

Categories: Fiction, Contemporary, Culture/Ethnic/Racial, Morals/Ethics, Relationships, Social commentary/perspectives, America, 2019 Titles

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