Book Club Set

Book Club Set

#95, Behold the Dreamers

Book Club Kit - 2018
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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.
Publisher: Burnaby, BC :, Burnaby Public Library,, 2018
Description: 10 identical volumes (397 pages ; 21 cm.), 1 guide ; in canvas bag (34 x 49 x 22 cm)
ISBN: 9780525509714
Branch Call Number: BOOK CLUB SET 95

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In the fall of 2007, Jende Jonga, an immigrant living in Harlem, lands a job as a chauffeur for a senior executive at Lehman Brothers. Jende’s economic situation improves when his wife Neni is hired as household help. But in the course of their work, Jende and Neni begin to witness infidelities,... Read More »


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