An American Marriage

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Author : Tayari Jones
Detail : “LONGLISTED FOR THE Eric Arthur Blair PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION, 2019. ‘A moving portrayal of the results of a wrongful conviction on a young African-American couple.’ – Barack Obama. Newlyweds Celestial and Roy square measure the embodiment of the American Dream. he’s a young govt, and he or she is AN creator on the brink of AN exciting career. till at some point they’re ripped apart by circumstances neither may have unreal. Roy is inactive and sentenced to 12 years for against the law Celestial is aware of he did not commit.

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An American Marriage (Oprah's Book Club) : A Novel

Fiction

Author - Tayari Jones
Publisher - Algonquin Books
Pages - 336
ISBN - 1616207604


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Detail - A NEW YORK TIMES AND WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK A 2018 BEST OF THE YEAR SELECTION OF NPR * TIME * BUSTLE * O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE * THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS * AMAZON.COM OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB 2018 SELECTION LONGLISTED FOR THE 2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION “A moving portrayal of the effects of a wrongful conviction on a young African-American couple.” —Barack Obama “Haunting . . . Beautifully written.” —The New York Times Book Review “Brilliant and heartbreaking . . . Unforgettable.” —USA Today “A tense and timely love story . . . Packed with brave questions about race and class.” —People “Compelling.” —The Washington Post “Epic . . . Transcendent . . . Triumphant.” —Elle 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. This stirring love story is a profoundly insightful look into the hearts and minds of three people who are at once bound and separated by forces beyond their control. An American Marriage is a masterpiece of storytelling, an intimate look deep into the souls of people who must reckon with the past while moving forward—with hope and pain—into the future.

An American Marriage : A Novel

Fiction

Author - Tayari Jones
Publisher - HarperCollins
Pages - 320
ISBN - 1443456969


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Detail - One of the most anticipated novels of 2018 according to Entertainment Weekly * Goodreads * Esquire * Elle * Cosmopolitan *BBC * Huffington Post * Bustle * Southern Living * Newsday * Bookish * Nylon * iBooks Store “Transcendent . . . Triumphant . . . Gorgeous.”—Elle “A stunning epic love story . . . An exquisite, timely, and powerful novel that feels both urgent and indispensable.”—Edwidge Danticat 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. This stirring love story is a profoundly insightful look into the hearts and minds of three people who are at once bound and separated by forces beyond their control. An American Marriage is a masterpiece of storytelling, an intimate look deep into the souls of people who must reckon with the past while moving forward--with hope and pain--into the future.

An American Marriage :

African American families

Author - Tayari Jones
Publisher - Random House Australia
Pages - 320
ISBN - 0143789600


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Detail - 'Tayari Jones is blessed with vision to see through to the surprising and devastating truths at the heart of ordinary lives, strength to wrest those truths free, and a gift of language to lay it all out, compelling and clear.' - Michael Chabon, author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay 'An American Marriage is a stunning, epic love story filled with breathtaking twists and turns, while bursting with realized and unrealized dreams.' - Edwidge Danticat, author of Breath, Eyes, Memory 'An American Marriage asks hard questions about injustice and betrayal, and answers them with a heartbreaking and genuinely suspenseful love story in which nobody's wrong and everybody's wounded.' - Tom Perrotta, author of Little Children 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. They are settling into the routine of their life together, when 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. This stirring love story is a deeply insightful look into the hearts and minds of three people who are at once bound and separated by forces beyond their control. An American Marriage is a masterpiece of storytelling, an intimate look into the souls of people who must reckon with the past while moving forward - with hope and pain - into the future.

An American Marriage : WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION, 2019

Fiction

Author - Tayari Jones
Publisher - Oneworld Publications
Pages - 320
ISBN - 1786075172


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Detail - A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB 2018 SELECTION 'A moving portrayal of the effects of a wrongful conviction on a young African-American couple.' - Barack Obama 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. Devastated and unmoored, Celestial finds herself struggling to hold on to the love that has been her centre, taking comfort in Andre, their closest friend. When Roy's conviction is suddenly overturned, he returns home ready to resume their life together. A masterpiece of storytelling, An American Marriage offers a profoundly insightful look into the hearts and minds of three unforgettable characters who are at once bound together and separated by forces beyond their control.

Summary of An American Marriage : A Novel (Oprah's Book Club 2018 Selection): Trivia/Quiz for Fans

Reference

Author - Whizbooks
Publisher - Blurb
Pages - 88
ISBN - 9781518429873


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Detail - Summary of An American Marriage: A Novel (Oprah's Book Club 2018 Selection) by Tayari Jones: Trivia/Quiz for Fans Roy and Celestial newly married and looking forward to many more years of a happy and prosperous life together. Then one day, the couple visit Roy's parents in Eloe and decide to spend the night in a hotel. They fight, and to ease the tension, agreed are to have a 15 minute break from the heated argument. Roy goes out of the room to fill up the ice bucket and meets an older woman whom he helps bring her ice bucket to her room. Later that night, police come for Roy. He is accused of rape, is declared guilty and charged twelve years in prison. How will Celestial cope without Roy? Will their marriage stand the test of separation? Features You'll Discover Inside: - A comprehensive guide to aid in discussion and discovery - 30 multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters, and author - Insightful resource for teachers, groups, or individuals - Keep track of scores with results to determine "fan status" - Share with other book fans and readers for mutual enjoyment Disclaimer: This is an unofficial summary, analysis and trivia book to enhance a reader's experience to books they already love and appreciate. We encourage our readers to purchase the original book first before downloading this companion book for your enjoyment.

Jack and Jackie : Portrait of an American Marriage

History

Author - Christopher P. Andersen
Publisher - no defined
Pages - 714
ISBN - 9780786208869


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Detail - Traces the relationship of President Kennedy and his wife, discussing the public and private aspects of their marriage.

An American Marriage : WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION, 2019

Fiction

Author - Tayari Jones
Publisher - Simon and Schuster
Pages - 320
ISBN - 1786075172


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Detail - LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION, 2019 'A moving portrayal of the effects of a wrongful conviction on a young African-American couple.' - Barack Obama A Book of the Year according the i, Guardian, Sunday Times, Sunday Mail 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. Devastated and unmoored, Celestial finds herself struggling to hold on to the love that has been her centre, taking comfort in Andre, their closest friend. When Roy's conviction is suddenly overturned, he returns home ready to resume their life together. A masterpiece of storytelling, An American Marriage offers a profoundly insightful look into the hearts and minds of three unforgettable characters who are at once bound together and separated by forces beyond their control.

George and Laura : Portrait of an American Marriage

Biography & Autobiography

Author - Christopher P. Andersen
Publisher - Harper Collins
Pages - 307
ISBN - 0061032247


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Detail - Draws on research and confidential material to offer a portrait of the marriage of the President George Bush and First Lady Laura Bush.

Barack and Michelle : Portrait of an American Marriage

Biography & Autobiography

Author - Christopher Andersen
Publisher - Harper Collins
Pages - 336
ISBN - 0061937533


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Detail - In Barack and Michelle, America’s First Couple is scrutinized in stirring detail by Christopher Andersen, author of thirteen New York Times bestsellers including Jack and Jackie, Somewhere in Heaven, and the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestsellers The Day Diana Died and The Day John Died. Subtitled Portrait of an American Marriage, here is the first in-depth look at the popular U.S. President and his beautiful, brilliant, and stylish First Lady. Andersen, already internationally acclaimed for his intimate portraits of the Kennedys, Bushs, and Clintons now celebrates the unique union of President and Mrs. Obama with Barack and Michelle, shedding fascinating light on a romantic relationship and a political destiny like no other.

Welts : Female Domination in an American Marriage

Corporal punishment

Author - Gloria Wallace
Publisher - no defined
Pages - 128
ISBN - 9780964096394


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Silver Sparrow :

Fiction

Author - Tayari Jones
Publisher - Simon and Schuster
Pages - 368
ISBN - 1786077973


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Detail - A Most Anticipated Book for 2020 according to The Sunday Times, the FT and the Guardian A breathtaking tale of family secrets, from the international bestselling author of An American Marriage 'My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist.' This is the story of a man's deception, a family's complicity, and the two teenage girls caught in the middle. James Witherspoon has two families, one public, the other a closely guarded secret. But when his daughters meet and form a friendship, only one of them knows the truth. Theirs is a relationship destined to explode. Silver Sparrow is the stunning new novel from the critically acclaimed winner of the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction, one of the most important writers of her generation.

Study Guide : An American Marriage by Tayari Jones (SuperSummary)

Author - Supersummary
Publisher - no defined
Pages - 60
ISBN - 9781679154232


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Detail - SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This 59-page guide for "An American Marriage" by Tayari Jones includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 3 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis. Featured content includes commentary on major characters, 25 important quotes, essay topics, and key themes like The Inscrutable Logic of the Heart and Racism and the New South.

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