Behold the dreamers : a novel
(Audiobook CD)

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[New York] : Penguin Random House, [2016].
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9780147523099, 0147523095, 9780147523112, 0147523117
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Audiobook CD
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Unabridged.
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10 audio discs (12 hr., 14 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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English
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9780147523099

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Compact disc.
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Read by Prentice Onayemi.
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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 (style guide)

Mbue, I., & Onayemi, P. (2016). Behold the dreamers: a novel (Unabridged.). Penguin Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Mbue, Imbolo and Prentice, Onayemi. 2016. Behold the Dreamers: A Novel. [New York]: Penguin Random House.

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Mbue, Imbolo and Prentice, Onayemi. Behold the Dreamers: A Novel [New York]: Penguin Random House, 2016.

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Mbue, Imbolo,, and Prentice Onayemi. Behold the Dreamers: A Novel Unabridged., Penguin Random House, 2016.

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