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An American Marriage

Tayari Jones

Published: 7th March 2019 A tender and humane dissection of what happens to a relationship when unforeseen events conspire to sabotage it. Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of the American Dream. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. Until one day 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. Publisher: Oneworld ISBN: 9781786075192
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I give this book to everyone as a present at some point. It is a cinematic page turner about a relationship thrown into crisis as well as being poignant story of racism in the American justice system. It’s a whole entire world in a book.

Dolly Alderton

- Dolly Alderton

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'It's among Tayari's many gifts that she can touch us soul to soul with her words.'

Oprah Winfrey

'Powerful...The story...is both sweeping and intimate- at once an unsparing exploration of what it means to be black in America and a remarkably lifelike portrait of a marriage.'

The New Yorker

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