An American MarriageBook - 2018
From Library Staff
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 imagi... Read More »
Discussing online via zoom January 27, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. (The eBook is available on Hoopla too.)
Discuss January 13, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. - Author! Author! New York Times bestselling writer Tayari Jones is the author of four novels. Her most recent release, An American Marriage, was an Oprah's Book Club Selection and appeared on Barack Obama's summer reading list as well as his year-end roundu... Read More »
Discussing on January 19, 2021 via Zoom. Zoom meeting link: https://zoom.us/j/95152365987
DPL_Graham Nov 05, 2018
At the heart of “An American Marriage” is an old-school love triangle. The main characters are surrounded by mothers and fathers who have each come from unstable relationships: divorce, cheating, and love triangles of their own. With that setup, it is no wonder that the main stories love triangle... Read More »
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I don’t believe that blood makes a family; kin is the circle you create, hands held tight.
Marriage is between two people. There is no studio audience.
There should be a word for this, the way it feels to steal something that’s already yours.
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