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

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

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Silver sparrow : a novel
Title
Silver sparrow
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Tayari Jones
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A 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
Cataloging source
FN4
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Jones, Tayari
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3610.O63
LC item number
S56 2011eb
Literary form
novels
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dictionaries
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  • African American families
  • Polygamy
  • African American teenage girls
  • Sisters
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Atlanta (Ga.)
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Silver sparrow : a novel, by Tayari Jones, (ebook)
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http://downloads.cmlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=5732BD82-C43F-4B87-8BCB-6EFEB59CCE22
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unknown
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource (340 p.)
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online
Isbn
9781616200664
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(electronic bk.)
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • ocn755103032
  • (OCoLC)755103032
Label
Silver sparrow : a novel, by Tayari Jones, (ebook)
Link
http://downloads.cmlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=5732BD82-C43F-4B87-8BCB-6EFEB59CCE22
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (340 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616200664
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn755103032
  • (OCoLC)755103032

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