Behold the Dreamers (Imbolo Mbue)

"He'd never had to worry about whether his experience would be appropriate, whether his English would be perfect, whether he would succeed in coming across as intelligent enough."

"He'd never had to worry about whether his experience would be appropriate, whether his English would be perfect, whether he would succeed in coming across as intelligent enough."

Cameroon/U.S.A. / 2016

This new book is about a Cameroonian immigrant couple's struggle to build a new life in New York City during the Great Recession. In the quote, the main character, Jende, is preparing for his first job interview in America. 

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