The Resource Silver sparrow : a novel, by Tayari Jones, (eaudio)

Silver sparrow : a novel, by Tayari Jones, (eaudio)

Label
Silver sparrow : a novel
Title
Silver sparrow
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Tayari Jones
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 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 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
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Tayari
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Rosalyn Coleman Williams and Heather Alicia Simms
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Williams, Rosalyn Coleman
  • Simms, Heather Alicia
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American families
  • Polygamy
  • African American teenage girls
  • Sisters
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Atlanta (Ga.)
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Silver sparrow : a novel, by Tayari Jones, (eaudio)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 22 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792777908
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11383011
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11383011
System control number
MWT11383011
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Silver sparrow : a novel, by Tayari Jones, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 22 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792777908
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11383011
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11383011
System control number
MWT11383011
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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