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Babcock Library - Ashford F Mbu (Text to phone) 33110144141593 Adult Fiction Available -

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2007. 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. Working as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at Lehman Brothers, he displays the punctuality, discretion, and loyalty that Edwards demands. Neni's temporary work at the Edwardses' summer home in the Hamptons means a brighter future--until Jende and Neni notice cracks in their employers' fa├žades. As the financial world threatens to collapse, the Jongas become desperate. And as their marriage threatens to fall apart, Jende and Neni are forced to make an impossible choice.
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Pen/Faulkner Award, 2017.
Subject: Cameroonians > United States > Fiction.
Immigrants > United States > Fiction.
Upper class > United States > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009 > Fiction.
Immigrants > United States > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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