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An American Marriage (Oprah’s Book Club)
- A Novel
- Written by: Tayari Jones
- Narrated by: Sean Crisden, Eisa Davis
- Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
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 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.
Pulls at the heartstrings
- By Terra White on 2018-09-08
#Audible1 - An American Marriage
A heartfelt story of what it is like to be black in the US. The characters have depth & are relatable. I also enjoyed the readers they were excellent & they make a huge difference to the enjoyment of this book. I give it a #Audible1 high rating.