An American Marriage Summary
Jones, Tayari

Everything you need to understand or teach An American Marriage by Jones, Tayari.

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An American Marriage Overview

In An American Marriage, author Tayari Jones tells the story of a newlywed couple, Roy Hamilton and Celestial Davenport, torn apart when Roy is falsely accused of rape. While Roy struggles to win his appeals and grapples with the death of his mother and the reality of prison life, Celestial falls in love with her best friend, Andre. The novel tackles themes such as racism, love, art, and class.

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