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An American Marriage - Tayari Jones
An American Marriage
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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... show more
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 know
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616201340 (1616201347)
ASIN: 1616201347
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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DubaiReader
DubaiReader rated it
4.0 And then everything changed.
For some reason, I stopped listening half way through this book and then picked it up again at least a month later. By that time I'd also listened to Secret Sister, Tayari Jones's more recent book. It was interesting to be able to compare the two, and without doubt, An American Marriage was definite...
Dem
Dem rated it
4.0 An American Marriage
Ingeniously constructed and extremely well written, a novel that held my attention from the very first page and the audible version was exquisiteNewlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embarking on life as a married couple when their world is ripped apart by the arrest of Roy for a crime they know he d...
Hol
Hol rated it
4.0 An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
An American Marriage recently won the woman’s prize for fiction, a story surrounding a couple and what happens to their marriage when the man is put in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. The narrative is split into three, with the most time being given to the husband (Roy) and his wife (Celestia...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
3.0 Reminded me of "If Beale Street Could Talk" Though I Didn't Like the Main Characters
Well I went into this expecting a compelling read. It was that at times. I think the biggest reason why I just didn't get into this story that much was that the story should have stayed between Roy and Celestial. Adding Andre actually took away from both of them. And having the narrative go to their...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0 Audio version
This is a review of the audio edition and deals with an issue that may only apply to the audio edition. There are times when I think an audio book is, in fact, superior, to the written form. For instance, Lincoln at the Bardo. If I had read that, having brought it thinking it was...
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