An American Marriage, by Tayari Jones – Review
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An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. An American Marriage is a NY Times best seller and 2018 Oprah Book Choice.
I could NOT put this book down! Such a good read from start to finish.
Celesital and Roy are young African-American newlyweds at the brink of exciting careers in the South. However, unforeseen circumstances arise that shatter their lives. Roy is sentenced to 12 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. While, Celestial knows he is innocent, she finds herself seeking comfort during her despair in Andre, her childhood friend and best man at their wedding.
After five years Roy’s sentence gets overturned and he returns home ready to resume their lives, but Celestial is unable to hold onto the love they once had.
It’s very deep, tragic, and opens your eyes to injustices in America. Highly recommend this book.
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