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An American marriage : a novel / by Tayari Jones.

By: Jones, Tayari [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Oprah's Book Club: Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2018Copyright date: �2018Edition: First edition.Description: 308 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781616208776; 1616208775.Subject(s): African Americans -- Marriage -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | African American families -- Fiction | False imprisonment -- Fiction | Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction | Atlanta (Ga.) -- Fiction | African Americans -- Marriage -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Domestic fiction.Additional physical formats: Online version:: American marriage.DDC classification: 813/.6 Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG.)Summary: Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn't commit. Though fiercely independent, Celestial finds herself bereft and unmoored, taking comfort in Andre, her childhood friend, and best man at their wedding. As Roy's time in prison passes, she is unable to hold on to the love that has been her center. After five years, Roy's conviction is suddenly overturned, and he returns to Atlanta ready to resume their life together.
List(s) this item appears in: GoodReads Choice Awards 2018/ Hexagon Display Downtown 1st | Best Fiction of 2018/ Hexagon Display Downtown 1st
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"Oprah's book club : 2018 selection"--Dust jacket.

Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn't commit. Though fiercely independent, Celestial finds herself bereft and unmoored, taking comfort in Andre, her childhood friend, and best man at their wedding. As Roy's time in prison passes, she is unable to hold on to the love that has been her center. After five years, Roy's conviction is suddenly overturned, and he returns to Atlanta ready to resume their life together.

A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG.)

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