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Silver Sparrow (Digital Audiobook)

By Tayari Jones, Heather Alicia Simms (Narrator), Rosalyn Coleman-Williams (Narrator)

Publication Date: March 18, 2020

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (5/23/2011)
Paperback (5/8/2012)
Compact Disc (5/24/2011)
MP3 CD (6/1/2011)
Compact Disc (6/1/2011)
Hardcover, Large Print, Large Print (8/1/2011)
Hardcover (5/24/2011)

June 2011 Indie Next List

“The unconventional, morally troubling relationships at the core of Jones' Silver Sparrow illustrate the universality of the human quest for acknowledgment, legitimacy, love, and loyalty. As Chaurisse and her secret half-sister, Dana, move toward adulthood, they must shed idealistic notions of romantic and familial love to face difficult truths. A complex family drama, a richly crafted coming-of-age story, and a meditation on the nature of love and forgiveness, this is a gripping story with characters you will not soon forget.”
— Libby Cowles, Maria's Bookshop, Durango, CO
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Description

Chaurisse and Dana have a lot in common. They both grew up in Atlanta, they shop at the same stores, visit the same restaurants. But unlike Chaurisse, Dana knows the truth: that the girls share the same father. A father with two families, one of which he is determined to keep secret. When the girls meet and become friends, the unsteady balance of both their lives is threatened. Theirs is a relationship destined to explode.