An American MarriageBook - 2018
From Library Staff
Story of a newly married African-American couple whose personal and family relationships are tested with a wrongful conviction for a crime the husband didn't commit! This engrossing read is also an Oprah Book Club selection and recent plans for a future movie have been announced!
lindab1111 Apr 13, 2018
Don't let the sticker "Oprah's Book Club" keep you away from this book. What a powerful story of marriage, race, fate, hope, freedom and so much more. Each character has a voice that is true and honest. Tragic circumstances tear apart relationships and bring together others. This is an ... Read More »
DCLadults Apr 05, 2018
This seem to me like a sort of Romeo and Juliet story. The author describes a young couple trying to maintain their marriage while one partner is incarcerated. I loved how, even while separated, they continue to try and nurture trust between each other, work to become deeply known to the other, a... Read More »
bibliosara Feb 01, 2018
Genre: contemporary. Excerpt from Kirkus Reviews: "This is, at its heart, a love story, but a love story warped by racial injustice. And, in it, Jones suggests that racial injustice haunts the African-American story. Subtle, well-crafted, and powerful." Releasing February 6th!