An American Marriage

May 1, 2019|
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
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A New York Times Bestseller A New York Times and Washington Post Notable Book A Best of the Year Selection of NPR, Time, and O, The Oprah Magazine An Oprah's Book Club Selection Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction 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 their life together, Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn't commit. Celestial finds herself bereft and unmoored, taking comfort in Andre, her childhood friend, and best man at their weeding. As Roy's time in prison passes, she is unable to hold onto 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.
Tayari Jones was born on November 30, 1970 in Atlanta Georgia. She attended Spelman College, University of Iowa, and the University of Georgia. She later attended Arizonia State University to earn her MFA. She went on to teach creative writing at the University of Illinois and George Washington University. Her first novel, Leaving Atla...
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Title:An American MarriageFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:470 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.94 inShipping dimensions:470 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.94 inPublished:May 1, 2019Publisher:Large Print PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1432861301

ISBN - 13:9781432861308

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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