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The Resource Silver sparrow, a novel by Tayari Jones

Silver sparrow, a novel by Tayari Jones

Label
Silver sparrow
Title
Silver sparrow
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Tayari Jones
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1980s Atlanta fifteen-year-old Dana Lynn Yarboro, who is aware her father has another family and a daughter her age, crosses paths with Bunny Chaurisse Witherspoon and the two begin a friendship which is complicated when Dana realizes Bunny is her half sister
Summary
In 1980s Atlanta, James Witherspoon is living a double life. He has two families, a public one and a secret one. When the daughters from each family become friends, James' secrets are revealed and lives are changed forever
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • BCALA Literary Award for Fiction, 2012.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
387429
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Tayari
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3610.O63
LC item number
S56 2011
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 770
  • 770
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American families
  • Polygamy
  • African American teenage girls
  • Sisters
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Atlanta (Ga.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Silver sparrow, a novel by Tayari Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9781565129900
Lccn
2010048098
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 664666689
  • (OCoLC)664666689
Label
Silver sparrow, a novel by Tayari Jones
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9781565129900
Lccn
2010048098
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 664666689
  • (OCoLC)664666689

Library Locations

    • James City County LibraryBorrow it
      7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA, 23188, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
    • Williamsburg LibraryBorrow it
      515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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