With the opening line of Silver Sparrow, ÒMy father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist,Ó author Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a manÕs deception, a familyÕs complicity, and the two teenage girls caught in the middle.
Set in a middle-class neighborhood in Atlanta in the 1980s, the novel revolves around James WitherspoonÕs two familiesÑthe 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. This is the third stunning novel from an author deemed Òone of the most important writers of her generationÓ (the Atlanta Journal Constitution).Download Now Read Online