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An American marriage / by Tayari Jones.

Jones, Tayari (author.).

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Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield LP FIC JON (Text to phone) 36123132903277 Adult Fiction Large Type Checked out 10/28/2020

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General Note: Oprah Book Club 2018 selection.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Awards Note:
Oprah Book Club 2018 selection.
Subject: African Americans Marriage Fiction
Man-woman relationships Fiction
African American families Fiction
False imprisonment Fiction
Atlanta (Ga.) Fiction
Large type books
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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An American Marriage
An American Marriage
by Jones, Tayari
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An American Marriage


A New York Times BestsellerA New York Times and Washington Post Notable BookA Best of the Year Selection of NPR, Time, and O, The Oprah MagazineAn Oprah's Book Club SelectionLonglisted for the National Book Award for FictionNewlyweds 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 their life together, Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn't commit. Celestial finds herself bereft and unmoored, taking comfort in Andre, her childhood friend, and best man at their weeding. As Roy's time in prison passes, she is unable to hold onto 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.
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