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Silver Sparrow - Tayari Jones
Silver Sparrow
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4.02 125
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781565129900 (1565129903)
ASIN: 1565129903
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
4.0 Review: Silver Sparrow
I first heard of Tayari Jones years ago when I read The Secret Miracle. The Secret Miracle was one of those “round-table” author books where writers are asked a question and each author shares their perspective. Tayari Jones was one of the participants. I decided to keep score and figured I would re...
Boston Bibliophile
Boston Bibliophile rated it
4.0 Silver Sparrow
http://www.bostonbibliophile.com/2012/03/silver-sparrow-by-tayari-jones.html
Rowena's Reviews
Rowena's Reviews rated it
4.0
An intriguing story about an African-American man, James, who is a bigamist. James is married to two women at the same time,and has a daughter by each of them. The weird thing is James is actually a good man and it's easy to sympathize with his predicament.I liked the structure of the book; the firs...
So Many Books, So Little Time
So Many Books, So Little Time rated it
4.0
Sad but really enjoyable. I loved the plain-spoken writing and the palpable differences in the narrators. I also want to punch James in the nose.
Nutti's muses
Nutti's muses rated it
3.0 Silver Sparrow
Dana is a secret. She's the illegitimate daughter of a man who already has a wife & daughter across town in Atalanta. Their lives are kept separate as the two girls grow up. The relationship starts to change when the girls accidentally run into each other. The two families are never quite the sa...
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