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Silver sparrow / by Tayari Jones.

Jones, Tayari (Author).

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  • 11 of 11 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781565129900
  • ISBN: 1565129903
  • Physical Description: 340 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st. ed.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2011.

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Summary, etc.: Chronicles the not-quite-parallel lives of Dana Lynn Yarboro and Bunny Chaurisse Witherspoon in 1980s Atlanta. Both girls-born four months apart-are the daughters of James Witherspoon, a secret bigamist, but only Dana and her mother, Gwen, are aware of his double life. This, Dana surmises, confers "one peculiar advantage" to her and Gwen over James's other family, with whom he lives full time, though such knowledge is small comfort in the face of all their disadvantages. Perpetually feeling second best, 15-year-old Dana takes up with an older boy whose treatment of her only confirms her worst expectations about men. Meanwhile, Chaurisse enjoys the easy, uncomplicated comforts of family, and though James has done his utmost to ensure his daughters' paths never cross, the girls, of course, meet, and their friendship sets their worlds toward inevitable collision.
Target Audience Note: 770 Lexile.
Subject: African American families > Fiction.
Polygamy > Fiction.
African American teenage girls > Fiction.
Sisters > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Atlanta (Ga.) > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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