Silver sparrow: a novel

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From the New York Times Bestselling Author of An American Marriage “A love story . . . Full of perverse wisdom and proud joy . . . Jones’s skill for wry understatement never wavers.” —O: The Oprah MagazineSilver Sparrow will break your heart before you even know it. Tayari Jones has written a novel filled with characters I’ll never forget. This is a book I’ll read more than once.” —Judy Blume 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. 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. This is the third stunning novel from an author deemed "one of the most important writers of her generation" (the Atlanta Journal Constitution).
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9781616201425
9781616201531
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9780792777908
9781982490300
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Silver Sparrow will break your heart before you even know it. Tayari Jones has written a novel filled with characters I’ll never forget. This is a book I’ll read more than once.”
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subject_facetAfrican American families -- Fiction
African American teenage girls -- Fiction
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Fiction
Domestic fiction
Electronic books
Fathers and daughters -- Fiction
Fiction
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Polygamy -- Fiction
Sisters -- Fiction
title_displaySilver sparrow : a novel
title_fullSilver Sparrow
Silver Sparrow / Tayari Jones
Silver sparrow : a novel / by Tayari Jones
Silver sparrow : a novel [electronic resource] Jones, Tayari.
title_shortSilver sparrow
title_suba novel
topic_facetAfrican American Fiction
African American families
African American teenage girls
Electronic books
Fathers and daughters
Fiction
Historical Fiction
Literature
Mothers and daughters
Polygamy
Sisters
Young Adult Fiction