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  • 5 of 7 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.
  • 2 of 3 copies available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System. (Show preferred library)

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1 current hold with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Coolidge Branch f (Text) 33062009177701 Adult Fiction Available -
Bethlehem Main Library f (Text) 33062008953870 Adult Fiction Checked Out 07/07/2021
Bethlehem South Side Branch f (Text) 33062009082067 Adult Fiction Available -
Allentown Public Library JONES, TAYARI (Text) 34455006418558 Adult Fiction Available -
Allentown Public Library JONES, TAYARI (Text) 34455006477778 Adult Fiction Available -
Easton Main Library JONES (Text) 31901004213429 Adult Fiction Available -
Easton Palmer Branch JONES (Text) 31901004214013 Adult Fiction Checked Out 06/29/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616208776
  • ISBN: 1616208775
  • Physical Description: 308 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Oprah Book Club 2018 selection.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: African Americans > Marriage > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
African American families > Fiction.
False imprisonment > Fiction.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) > Fiction.
Atlanta (Ga.) > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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