The untelling

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Aria is no stranger to tragedy. Fifteen years ago, a family outing took the lives of her father and baby sister, leaving remaining members of this fractured family struggling with their own guilt-real and imagined. At twenty-five, Aria believes she can reinvent herself through her planned marriage with all its promise of a family of her own. Her infertility changes her life as swiftly and irrevocably as the urban landscape around her. With prose that is both eloquent and unflinching, Jones charts the emotional journey of her characters as they explore the painful territory of truth and the healing landscape of forgiveness.

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"Succeeds mightily...truly a wonderful story. Jones is a talent ot be reckoned with." - Boston Globe

Aria 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 about to make her question her every assumption and reevaluate the life she has worked so hard to build for it sends her reeling in a direction she had no idea she was destined to go.
"Tayari Jones is blessed with vision to see through to the surprising and devastating truths at the heart of ordinary lives, strength to wrest those truths free, and a gift of language to lay it all out, compelling and clear."-Michael Chabon
"Tayari Jones has emerged as one of the most important voices of her generation."-Essence
"One of America's finest writers."
"Tayari Jones is a wonderful storyteller." -Ploughshares
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subject_facet African American women -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Pregnancy -- Fiction, Secrecy -- Fiction, Single women -- Fiction, Women teachers -- Fiction
title_display The untelling
title_full The Untelling, The Untelling A Novel, The untelling / Tayari Jones, The untelling [sound recording] / by Tayari Jones
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