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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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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...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
5.0 Family dynamics, racism, and an unjust legal system are exposed.
An American Marriage: A novel, Tayari Jones, author; Sean Crisdon, Elsa Davis, narrators Three friends are caught up in a love triangle that threatens to tear them apart. Andre Maurice Tucker introduces Celestial Gloriana Davenport to Roy Othaniel Hamilton Jr. Andre and Celestial are neighbors livin...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it
This was a dark, beautiful story. Dark due to the subject matter and beautiful due to the author's writing and the way she wrote about this great tragedy. While the story is fiction, the subject matter is not.A happily married couple and their best friends' lives are changed forever due to the wrong...
Jeffrey Reads
Jeffrey Reads rated it
4.5 An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
I started this book at the beginning of February, but it was a super busy month, so I'm just now finishing it! I took a couple of days after finishing to write this review because I really didn't know what to say about it. I still don't but I needed to post something. SUPER SPOILERY BELOW. I real...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
4.0 Review: An American Marriage
There may be something in the fact that this book is called An American Marriage and that it made me so incredibly angry at times. Part of my anger was directed at the injustices that were on full display throughout the novel. This is a story of a black man, wrongfully convicted of a crime, who lose...
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