Recorded: Wed 22 Sep 2021
Duration: 75 mins
Celestial and Roy are a newlywed couple with a bright future; the embodiment of the American Dream. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into a routine, their lives are derailed by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn’t commit.
Picked for Oprah’s Book Club 2018 and by Barack Obama as one of his favourite summer reads of 2018, An American Marriage is a powerful story about love, family and the weight of racial injustice.
Hosted by writer and broadcaster Alex Clark.
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