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An American marriage : [large print] a novel / by Tayari Jones.

By: Jones, Tayari.
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Michigan : Large Print Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2019. ©2018Description: 469 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781432861308 .Report number: BQ-Fall 19Subject(s): African Americans -- Marriage -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | African American families -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Large type books.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 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 center. After five years, Roy’s conviction is suddenly overturned, and he returns to Atlanta ready to resume their life together. (Oprah's Book Club)
List(s) this item appears in: 2019 LARGE Print Selections | 2019 Fiction selections | 2019 LARGE PRINT Fall Catalog | 2019 Fall Catalog
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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 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 center. After five years, Roy’s conviction is suddenly overturned, and he returns to Atlanta ready to resume their life together. (Oprah's Book Club)

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