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Behold, this dreamer

by Charlotte Miller

  • 149 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by NewSouth Books in Montgomery, AL .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alabama,
  • Georgia
    • Subjects:
    • Racially mixed people -- Fiction.,
    • Distilling, Illicit -- Fiction.,
    • Cherokee Indians -- Fiction.,
    • Land tenure -- Fiction.,
    • Rural poor -- Fiction.,
    • Alabama -- Fiction.,
    • Georgia -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCharlotte Miller.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3563.I37649 B4 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination510 p. ;
      Number of Pages510
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6793785M
      ISBN 101588380025
      LC Control Number00061310
      OCLC/WorldCa45749801

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Behold the Dreamers is an #ownvoices book speaking about the powerlessness behind the immigration process and the adjustment process which is different for every individual and family that tries to immigrate to the USA.4/5.

Behold the Dreamers, her critically acclaimed debut novel, won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and was named by The New York Times and The Washington Post as one of the notable books of It was also named as a best book of by NPR, Kirkus Reviews, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian and the St.

Louis by: 1. Book Review: 'Behold The Dreamers,' By Imbolo Mbue Imbolo Behold debut novel is one of the best books to deal with the financial crisis of It's the story of a Cameroonian immigrant. Behold the Dreamers is at once haunting, profound, and imminently readable.

Mbue skillfully captures both the essence of Cameroonians in the diaspora, and the world of Wall Street during the recession. Perhaps I would have enjoyed this book three or four years ago, before Trump arrived on the national stage and made the entire nation /5.

Behold the Dreamers is a capacious, big-hearted novel.”—The New York Times Book Review “Mbue’s writing is warm and captivating.”—People (book of the week) “Mbue is a wonderful writer with an uncanny ear for dialogue—there are no false notes here, no narrative shortcuts, and this dreamer book no manufactured happy endings/5(34).

Behold the Dreamers A lovely book with a very unexpected ending. It depicts real relationships, real human struggles in a way that makes the reader feel deeply connected to the characters and their issues. It didn't sugar-coat or falsely resolve the difficult issues surrounding immigration, domestic abuse, financial challenges, women's rights /5().

Behold This Dreamer is an incredible debut novel."—Melinda Haynes, author of Mother of Pearl, Oprah Book Club Main Selection "Charlotte Miller's Behold, This Dreamer is filled with the lush landscapes of the South rendered often in evocative and vivid : NewSouth Books.

About the Book Behold the Dreamers. by Imbolo Mbue. A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream, BEHOLD THE DREAMERS is the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy.

Questions and topics to take a deeper look at the latest Oprah's Book Club pick, Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue. Behold the Dreamers Reading Group Guide. Want to go deeper on the Oprah's Book Club pick Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue.

Here are some questions and topics for discussion. Immigration plays a huge role in this novel. Behold the Dreamers Quotes Showing of “People in this country, always worrying about how to eat, they pay someone good money to tell them: Eat this, don’t eat that.

If you don’t know how to eat, what else can you know how to do in this world?”Cited by: 1. Behold the Dreamers is a New York Times bestseller, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and a pick for Oprah’s Book Club.

Check out this reading list from Seattle Public Library and this Spotify playlist from Sound Designer Justin Johnson to enhance your experience. CAST. BEHOLD THE DREAMERS The book is split into three sections, including a first one which alternates chapters between the time of Ellie’s disappearance and the present and a second section that begins as Laurel and Floyd meet.

Both of these sections primarily focus on Laurel. In the third section, Jewell alternates narrators and moments in. ‘It’s rare that a book is so fascinating, so emotionally compelling and so beautiful that I literally can’t put it down. I picked Behold the Dreamers up one evening before bed.

I turned the last page at dawn. It ruined the next day for me – I wasn’t much good for anything but a nap – but it was worth every lost hour’. Behold the Dreamers, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction and a selection of the Oprah Book Club, was published in by Imbolo Mbue and is the author’s debut novel.

Set in New York, the book traces the varied impacts of the recession in the United States on the lives of two couples: the Jongas and the Edwardses. This Study Guide consists of approximately 67 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Behold the Dreamers.

Behold the Dreamers Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. Behold the Dreamers One. He'd never been asked to wear a suit to a job interview.

Never been told to bring along a copy of his résumé. He hadn't even owned a résumé until the previous week when he'd gone to the library on Thirty--fourth and Madison and a volunteer career counselor had written one for him, detailed his work history to suggest he was a man of grand.

Listeni to this wonderful book!!. an excellent book. probably as powerful in the reading as in the listeninghowever the reader used so many voices and accents expertly and believably, completely adding to my connection with the book.

I love the resolution and the realizations the characters and I came to. behold this terrific book. Behold the Dreamers is a capacious, big-hearted novel.”—The New York Times Book Review “Mbue’s writing is warm and captivating.”—People (book of the week) “Mbue is a wonderful writer with an uncanny ear for dialogue—there are no false notes here, no narrative shortcuts, and certainly no manufactured happy endings.

My review of Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue, who I think I could totally be friends with, as we have a few things on common. Here's where I learned about. This book is of superb quality. I felt every emotion with every character.

It's so real and interesting in the process of hoping for a better life in another country. I was moved by the whole book. The narrator is excellent.

The author captures so much in this wonderful literary work. Behold the Dreamers is viscerally beautiful. If I hadn’t buddy-read this book with one of my favorite book lovers – Ifeyinwa, I would have put it down without finishing.

Upon finishing the book, I felt Behold the Dreamers was a 2 stars novel, but Mbue’s succinct writing style made my reading experience quite fast and easy – which I appreciated, hence a rating of 3 stars.

Imbolo Mbue’s book is a poignant, illuminating tale of the immigrant experience. But then along comes “Behold the Dreamers,” a debut novel by a young woman from Cameroon that illuminates.

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