Behold the Dreamers

Behold the Dreamers

by

Imbolo Mbue

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A Cameroonian stew made with dark, leafy green vegetables, such as spinach, as well as meat or smoked fish. It’s usually accompanied with fufu. Neni wishes that she had cooked this as Winston’s birthday gift, instead of attending his birthday party, where she feels out of place.
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Eru Term Timeline in Behold the Dreamers

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Chapter 14
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...of place. She wonders if she just should’ve stayed home and cooked him fufu and eru for his birthday gift. Neni is fine with working for white people or attending class... (full context)