Silver sparrow : a novel [electronic resource].
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- ISBN: 9781616201531 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1616201533 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [United States] : Algonquin Books, 2012.
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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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