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An American marriage

Tayari Jones

An American marriage

a novel

by Tayari Jones

  • 297 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Man-woman relationships,
  • Marriage,
  • African American families,
  • African Americans,
  • False imprisonment,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    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.

    Edition Notes

    StatementTayari Jones
    ContributionsCrisden, Sean, narrator, Davis, Eisa, narrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3610.O63 A44 2018ab
    The Physical Object
    Format[sound recording] :
    Pagination7 audio discs (9 hr.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26956451M
    ISBN 109781681688336
    OCLC/WorldCa985074540

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    Tayari Jones. Tayari Jones is the New York Times–bestselling author of the novels Silver Sparrow, The Untelling, Leaving Atlanta, and An American Marriage. Jones holds degrees from Spelman College, Arizona State University, and the University of Iowa. More about this author >.   Having not read many American Domestic Fiction books, An American Marriage was a mesmerizing experience for me as a writer. This is a Domestic Fiction written by Tayari Jones. It has been rated as one of the highest grossing and critically-acclaimed books in To get the book, download An American Marriage Pdf right now from our website.4/5.

    Tayari Jones, a professor of creative writing at Emory University in Atlanta, published three earlier novels, but it was An American Marriage that catapulted her to international acclaim. The book was a selection for Oprah Winfrey’s book club, a New York Times best-seller, and received the United Kingdom’s Women’s Prize for Fiction.   The book went on to win the National Book Award for Fiction and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. It is is now being adapted as a TV series for Amazon. An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, $ Author: Cristina Arreola.


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