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Silver Sparrow - Tayari Jones
Silver Sparrow
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3.94 135
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781565129900 (1565129903)
ASIN: 1565129903
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Community Reviews
teaandbooks rated it
3.0 Good concept, bad execution.
A bigamist has two wives, two daughters, and only one knows of the other. The ones who know of course must keep it a secret, never tell a soul, never acknowledge who the father/husband is. We follow their lives as they deal with this knowledge and eventual fallout. The book started off quite well....
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
Rowena's Reviews
Rowena's Reviews rated it
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
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.
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