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Imbolo Mbue


Imbolo Mbue

Imbolo Mbue is a native of the seaside town of Limbe, Cameroon. She holds a BS from Rutgers University and an MA from Columbia University. A resident of the United States for more than a decade, she lives in New York City.

Photo Credit: Kiriko Sano

Books by Imbolo Mbue

by Imbolo Mbue - Fiction

A compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race and the trapdoors in the American Dream --- the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great Recession upends the economy.