Behold the DreamersBook - 2017
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"Imbolo Mbue is a native of Limbe, Cameroon. She holds a B.S. from Rutgers University and an M.A. from Columbia University. A resident of the United States for over a decade, she lives in New York City. Longlisted for a PEN Open Book Award • A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage... Read More »
GreenwichFiction Nov 22, 2016
The novel tackles themes of family, race and the American Dream as it tells the tale of Jonga, a West African who finds a job as a chauffeur for a high level executive at Lehman Brothers. Jongas wife is hired by the execs wife and the family become close. But Jongas life in America takes an incre... Read More »
Not yet published but garnering rave reviews and hype, this debut novel tells the story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy
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Jalaluddin Rumi, the Sufi mystic. He’s the one who said, ‘Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.’ Which was his own way of saying, ‘Let’s not dwell too much on labeling things as right or wrong.
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