I fell in love with these characters, their friends and relatives... I still hear their voices in my head, still wonder what they're doing and if they're happy.
Why I love it
Perfectly situated during the financial crisis of 2008, Behold the Dreamers is a sublime exploration of our country's enduring and questionable promise: the American Dream. This dazzling debut revolves around two very different New York families in a familiar and inevitably fraught relationship: the wealthy privileged employer, and the aspiring immigrant employee. The beauty of the book resides in...
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
"Very realistic family situation. Suprising ending."
"Loved this but found it rather sad."
"The characters came to life and it gave me a much greater understanding of what it must feel like to move here from another country. Wish I could throw this book into the hands of lots of Americans."
"Loved the characters and the writing. "
"Solid debut with relatable characters"
South Easton, MA
"This one had me re-thinking my attitudes towards immigrants. Great read."
"Makes you think about different sides of the immigration issue and how lives are impacted"
Medford , MA
"Engaging characters that I cared about and relevant theme of the difficulties that immigrants face when trying to stay in our country."
"The book was a great reflection on the Economic Crisis of 2008. I love how the author made you identify with the characters and root for their success and fill the agony of their defeats."
"What an incredible exploration of the immigrant status. A tale that illuminates the current immigration debate in the US. Really fantastic read! "
Boynton Beach, FL
"This was a wow! "