PoHo Book Club reads "An American Marriage"
10:00AM - 12:00PM (Eastern Time)
An American Marriage: A Novel by Tayari Jones; © 2018 by Algonquin Books
Newlyweds, Celestial and Roy, are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive and she is 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 book was an Oprah’s Book Club selection
October 24th, 2020 10:00 AM through 12:00 PM
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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).