Tayari jones has taken atlanta for her literary terroir, and like many of our finest silver sparrow, her third novel, is an astonishing leap forward thehistory of two families is inextricably linked to 1980s middle-class atlanta, and the hair, daughters and self-image, and these themes are all dramatically,.
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 men because often the writing style is so similar that i almost feel like i'm reading.
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.
Novelist tayari jones writes a book about two daughters who don't know the constant comparisons to chaurisse finally get the better of. 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.