An American Marriage: A Novel

Highbridge Audio

Narrated by Sean Crisden and Eisa Davis

8 hr 59 min
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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.
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Publisher
Highbridge Audio
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Published on
Feb 6, 2018
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Duration
8h 59m 58s
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ISBN
9781681688343
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / African American / General
Fiction / General
Fiction / Literary
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Eligible for Family Library

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