An American Marriage

by Tayari Jones | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1443456969 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingbooklady331wing of Cape Coral, Florida USA on 6/14/2022
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Journal Entry 1 by wingbooklady331wing from Cape Coral, Florida USA on Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Bought at Gene‘s books on Sanibel for $8.98

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Journal Entry 2 by wingbooklady331wing at Cape Coral, Florida USA on Thursday, September 22, 2022
First, I want to say that the book is well written: however, I am disappointed at how it portrayed marriage. I don't understand the high ratings. Marriage is about commitment, trust, love, compromise, growing and building a life together, oneness, and being there for each other when times get hard. The book was full of secrets, selfishness, backstabbing, mistrust, lying, and deceit. This is not how I see marriage. What a shame, as the author had the opportunity to build up marriages.

I could not relate to any of the main characters. In fact, I did not like them. I got so tired of Celestial and Andre; I couldn’t wait for the book to end. I am trying to figure out why I finished it. Celestial and Andre are both shallow, selfish, uncompromising. They each think the world revolves around him or her.

I won't recommend this book to anyone, because I didn't care for the subject matter.

Journal Entry 3 by wingbooklady331wing at Cape Coral, Florida USA on Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Released 1 yr ago (9/27/2022 UTC) at Cape Coral, Florida USA


Enjoy! Off as a surprise RABCK to another across or who has this on her wish list. For the sapphire release challenge 2022 – blue cover

Journal Entry 4 by missprisy at Edmond, Oklahoma USA on Monday, October 3, 2022
Thank you for the wonderful surprise booklady331! September is my birthday month and I love sapphires!

Journal Entry 5 by missprisy at Planet Fitness in Edmond, Oklahoma USA on Thursday, January 11, 2024

Released 6 mos ago (1/11/2024 UTC) at Planet Fitness in Edmond, Oklahoma USA


Leaving in the women's locker room

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