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Paperback:An American marriage / Tayari Jones:2019 An American marriage / Tayari Jones
Author: Jones, Tayari
Publication year: 2019
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Classification: AF
Category: Fiction
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781786075192
Originally published: 2018
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 12 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 centre.
African Americans, Fiction
Atlanta (Ga.), Fiction
GNR, General, ukslc
Pages 308 pages
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London : Oneworld, 2019


A moving and intense account of a marriage derailed by an unexpected event and a wrongful conviction. Thoughtful and realistic depiction of conflicting loyalties, racial inequality and the different ways people react to harrowing situations.
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