Read Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones Free Online

Ebook Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones read! Book Title: Silver Sparrow
City - Country: No data
Loaded: 2923 times
Reader ratings: 6.8
The author of the book: Tayari Jones
Edition: Algonquin Books
Date of issue: May 24th 2011
ISBN: 1565129903
ISBN 13: 9781565129900
Language: English
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 29.64 MB

Read full description of the books:

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 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 when secrets are revealed and illusions shattered. As Jones explores the backstories of her rich yet flawed characters ”the father, the two mothers, the grandmother, and the uncle ”she also reveals the joy, as well as the destruction, they brought to one another's lives.

At the heart of it all are the two lives at stake, and like the best writers ”think Toni Morrison with The Bluest Eye”Jones portrays the fragility of these young girls with raw authenticity as they seek love, demand attention, and try to imagine themselves as women, just not as their mothers.

Download Silver Sparrow PDF Silver Sparrow PDF
Download Silver Sparrow ERUB Silver Sparrow PDF
Download Silver Sparrow DOC Silver Sparrow PDF
Download Silver Sparrow TXT Silver Sparrow PDF

Read information about the author

Ebook Silver Sparrow read Online! Tayari Jones is the author of the novels Leaving Atlanta, The Untelling, Silver Sparrow, and An American Marriage (Algonquin Books, February 2018). Her writing has appeared in Tin House, The Believer, The New York Times, and Callaloo. A member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers, she has also been a recipient of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, Lifetime Achievement Award in Fine Arts from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, United States Artist Fellowship, NEA Fellowship and Radcliffe Institute Bunting Fellowship. Silver Sparrow was named a #1 Indie Next Pick by booksellers in 2011, and the NEA added it to its Big Read Library of classics in 2016. Jones is a graduate of Spelman College, University of Iowa, and Arizona State University. She is currently an Associate Professor in the MFA program at Rutgers-Newark University.

Reviews of the Silver Sparrow


Interesting read for true fans


A book that impressed me to the depths of my soul.


All right, thanks fast.


It was a surprisingly interesting book. Very highly recommended.


The book is very deep! Tip for Reading.

Add a comment

Download EBOOK Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones Online free

PDF: silver-sparrow.pdf Silver Sparrow PDF
ERUB: silver-sparrow.epub Silver Sparrow ERUB
DOC: silver-sparrow.doc Silver Sparrow DOC
TXT: silver-sparrow.txt Silver Sparrow TXT