Novel Ideas Book Discussion: An American Marriage

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This month we'll be discussing An American Marriage. Newlyweds Roy Hamilton and Celestial Davenport are horrified when Roy is tried and sentenced to 12 years for a crime he didn't commit. While Roy is in prison, Celestial's personal and professional lives are changing. Then Roy's conviction is overturned, and he returns to a life he doesn't recognize or understand.

Novel Ideas is a librarian-led exploration of classic and contemporary fiction and non-fiction from around the world. This wide-ranging group will sample critically acclaimed and prize-winning titles with open and inclusive discussion aimed at engaging readers with the book and with each other.

Questions? Call us at 757.259.4050.


Monday, March 16, 2020 - 2:00pm


James City County
Event Room: 
McGaw Room