august, 2019

wed21aug11:15 am12:30 pmPonte Vedra Beach Wednesday Book Club: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones11:15 am - 12:30 pm Ponte Vedra Beach Branch


Event Details

Join Reference Librarian Maribeth Wood for our Wednesday Book Club. During the month of August, we will be reading An American Marriage by Tayari Jones.

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.


(Wednesday) 11:15 am - 12:30 pm


Ponte Vedra Beach Branch

101 Library Blvd. Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082