An American Marriage: A Novel (Oprah’s Book Club 2018 Selection)

An American Marriage: A Novel (Oprah’s Book Club 2018 Selection)
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Date: 2018-02-06
ISBN-10: 1616208775
ISBN-13: 9781616208776
Language: English
Pages: 320
Added: 2018-09-02 17:42:16



“One of my favourite portions of summer season is deciding what to learn when issues decelerate just a little, whether or not it is on a holiday with circle of relatives or only a quiet afternoon . . . An American Marriage via Tayari Jones is a transferring portrayal of the consequences of a wrongful conviction on a tender African-American couple.” -Barack Obama

“Haunting . . . Beautifully written.” –The New York Times Book Review

“Brilliant and heartbreaking . . . Unforgettable.” –USA Today

“A aggravating and well timed love tale . . . Packed with courageous questions on race and sophistication.” –People

“Compelling.” –The Washington Post

“Epic . . . Transcendent . . . Triumphant.” –Elle

Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of each the American Dream and the New South. He is a tender govt, and she or he is an artist on the point of an exhilarating profession. But as they settle into the regimen in their existence in combination, they’re ripped aside via instances neither may have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to 12 years for a criminal offense Celestial is aware of he did not devote. Though fiercely impartial, Celestial unearths herself bereft and unmoored, taking convenience in Andre, her early life pal, and very best guy at their marriage ceremony. As Roy’s time in jail passes, she is not able to carry directly to the affection that has been her middle. After 5 years, Roy’s conviction is abruptly overturned, and he returns to Atlanta in a position to renew their existence in combination.

This stirring love tale is a profoundly insightful glance into the hearts and minds of 3 people who find themselves directly sure and separated via forces past their keep an eye on. An American Marriage is a masterpiece of storytelling, an intimate glance deep into the souls of people that should reckon with the previous whilst transferring forward-with hope and pain-into the longer term. Show extra Show much less 5565b62b94eb08b59319cf82e09bdb69  Size: (359.40 KB)   

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