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Mbue, Imbolo

Summary: "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. In the fall of 2007, Jende can hardly believe his luck when he lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at Lehman Brothers. Clark demands punctuality, discretion, and loyalty--and Jende is eager to please....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MBU

Mbue, Imbolo.

Summary: 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. In the fall of 2007, Jende can hardly believe his luck when he lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at Lehman Brothers. Clark demands punctuality, discretion, and loyalty—and Jende is eager to please....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MBU

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MBU

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Mbue 2016

Mbue, Imbolo

Summary: When Jende Jonga journeys to New York City from Cameroon in 2004 on a visitors' visa in hopes of obtaining a green card, he's sure his life will only improve. After saving up enough money to bring over Jende's wife, Neni, and six-year-old son, the family moves into an apartment in Harlem. Then Jende hits the jackpot in 2007 when he lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a wealthy Lehman...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MBU

Auchincloss, Louis.

Summary: A collection of eight stories depicting the life of the rich by a writer with a gift for social observation. In one, a rich man is sent to a sanatorium for making dirty phone calls, in another a wealthy woman is led astray by a smooth-talking artist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 1994

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AUC

D'Erasmo, Stacey

Summary: After her husband Alan's decades of financial fraud are exposed, Suzanne's wealthy, comfortable life shatters. Alan goes to prison. Suzanne files for divorce, decamps to a barely middle-class Massachusetts beach town, and begins to create a new life and identity. Ignoring a steady stream of calls from Norfolk State Prison, she tries to cleanse herself of all connections to her ex-husband. She...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, a division of Workman Publishing 2022

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Jakes, John

Summary: Determined to secure entry into the elite social circles of late nineteenth-century Rhode Island, Sam Driver enlists the help of a pair of social gadflies but finds his efforts complicated by his daughter's romance with an impoverished young Irishman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAK

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC JAK

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