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Silver Sparrow

Tayari Jones


PUBLISHED: 20th August 2019
ISBN: 9781760895273
Silver Sparrow
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PUBLISHED: 20th August 2019
ISBN: 9781760895273

Publisher Description

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.

Author Biography

Tayari Jones is the author of four novels, including The Women's Prize winner An American Marriage, Silver Sparrow, The Untelling, and Leaving Atlanta. Jones holds degrees from Spelman College, Arizona State University, and the University of Iowa. She serves on the MFA faculty at Rutgers and blogs on writing at She lives in Brooklyn.

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From the winner of The Women's Prize winner and New York Times Bestseller An American Marriage .

Product Details

Author
Tayari Jones
Publisher
Penguin Books Australia
Year
2019
ISBN-10
176089527X
ISBN-13
9781760895273
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2019-08-20
Country of Publication
Australia
Pages
368
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade
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