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An American marriage : a novel / by Tayari Jones.

Jones, Tayari, (author.).

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  • 5 of 10 copies available at Lackawanna County Library System.

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1 current hold with 10 total copies.

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Abington Community Library FICTION JONES (Text) 50687011550921 Stacks Available -
Abington Community Library FICTION JONES (Text) 50687011553537 Stacks Checked Out 08/30/2019
Albright Memorial Library FICTION JONES (Text) 50686015297570 Stacks Available -
Albright Memorial Library FICTION JONES (Text) 50686015297596 Stacks Checked Out 09/11/2019
Dalton Community Library FICTION JONES (Text) 50689010416732 Stacks Available -
Lackawanna County Library System Bookmobile FICTION JONES (Text) 50686015310829 Bookmobile Available -
Library Express FICTION JONES (Text) 50686090054516 Browsing Checked Out 08/23/2019
North Pocono Public Library FICTION JONES (Text) 50691090012258 Browsing Checked Out 08/19/2019
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616208776
  • ISBN: 1616208775
  • Physical Description: 308 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2018.

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Oprah Book Club 2018 selection.
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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 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.
Subject: African Americans > Marriage > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
African American families > Fiction.
False imprisonment > Fiction.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Fiction.
Atlanta (Ga.) > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Summary: 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.
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