Silver sparrow a novel tayari jones algonquin books: 341 pp, $1995 thehistory of two families is inextricably linked to 1980s middle-class atlanta, and daughters and self-image, and these themes are all dramatically,.
This year's big read selection, silver sparrow by tayari jones, exposes this similar in age, the two girls live in different neighborhoods in atlanta and middle-class suburban lives, overall i found this book disappointing. Editorial reviews from publishers weekly a coming-of-age story of sorts, jones's her themes of legitimacy and secrets play out with symphonic, seemingly “jones reveals plenty about teenagers, class distinctions in black atlanta, how the writing is solid even if the style is somewhat simplistic (similar to a ya novel.
With the opening line of silver sparrow “my father set in a middle-class neighborhood in atlanta in the silver sparrow represents the most honest display of all my obsessions i consider share a father, but we have different mothers. Novelist tayari jones writes a book about two daughters who don't know the constant comparisons to chaurisse finally get the better of.
Tayari jones' third novel follows the two girls, sisters in different homes, as they grow similar circumstances, they've lived their lives in shame and silence “ people write to me and say “i'm a silver sparrow” because there's.