Behold the Dreamers

Behold the Dreamers


Imbolo Mbue

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Thiebou Djeun Term Analysis

Senegalese rice and fish stew. While Jende scolds Liomi for thinking that the Jongas are going back to Cameroon, a man sitting nearby observes their exchange while eating the dish.
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Thiebou Djeun Term Timeline in Behold the Dreamers

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Chapter 20
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...Jende scolds Liomi for listening to his mother’s conversations. Beside them, a bald man eating thiebou djeun pauses to observe their tense exchange. Jende sets his clenched fists on the table and... (full context)