Jones, Tayari. Silver Sparrow: A Novel. 368 pages.
With the opening line of Silver Sparrow, “My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist,” author Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man’s deception, a family’s complicity, and the two teenage girls caught in the middle.(Elsie Heyrman Klumpner)
DC: ebk – 3 available; audiobk – 0 available; book – 1 of 3 available.
MC: book – 3 of 3 available; CD – 2 available; audiobk, Hoopla, Kindle – all available online; LT – 1 available.
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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