The Resource An American marriage : a novel, by Tayari Jones

An American marriage : a novel, by Tayari Jones

Label
An American marriage : a novel
Title
An American marriage
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Tayari Jones
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Newlyweds Celestial and Roy, the living embodiment of the New South, are settling into the routine of their life together when Roy is sent to prison for a crime he didn't commit. An insightful look into the lives of people who are bound and separated by forces beyond their control"--
Summary
When her new husband is arrested and imprisoned for a crime she knows he did not commit, a rising artist takes comfort in a longtime friendship, only to encounter unexpected challenges in resuming her life when her husband's sentence is suddenly overturned
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • BCALA Literary Award for Fiction, 2019.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2018.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2018
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10619940
Cataloging source
CoCr/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Tayari
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
770
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Man-woman relationships
  • African American families
  • False imprisonment
  • Atlanta (Ga.)
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • False imprisonment
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Georgia
Target audience
adult
Label
An American marriage : a novel, by Tayari Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn967202434
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781616201340
Lccn
2017030582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)967202434
Label
An American marriage : a novel, by Tayari Jones
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn967202434
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781616201340
Lccn
2017030582
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)967202434

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