By (author) Tayari Jones
Untelling by Tayari Jones
Book DescriptionAria is no stranger to tragedy-as a young girl, she and her older sister and mother survived a car crash that took the lives of their father and beloved baby sister. And although relations with her remaining family are strained, she's done her best to establish a solid, normal life for herself, living in Atlanta and teaching literacy to girls who have fallen on hard times. But now she has a secret that she's not yet ready to share with Dwayne, her devoted boyfriend, or Rochelle, her roommate and best friend: Aria is pregnant. Or so she thinks. The truth is enough to make her question her every assumption, and reevaluate the life she has worked so hard to build for herself.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780446694568
(198mm x 126mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Little, Brown & Company
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Set in a middle-class neighborhood in Atlanta in the 1980s, the novel revolves around James Witherspoon's two families - the public one and the secret one. When the daughters from each family meet and form a friendship, only one of them knows they are sisters. It is a relationship destined to explode.
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Author Biography - Tayari Jones
Tayari Jones is a professor of English at the University of Illinois. She received a bachelor's degree from Spelman College, an M.A. from the University of Iowa, and an M.F.A. from Arizona State University. THE UNTELLING is her second novel; her first, Leaving Atlanta, won the 2003 Hurston Wright Award in the category of debut fiction, as well as other critical acclaim.
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