Silver Sparrow

Tayari Jones

Fiction · Great for: Fans of family dramas

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My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist.

This is the story of a man’s deception, a family’s complicity, and the two teenage girls caught in the middle. James Witherspoon has two families, one public, the other a closely guarded secret. But when his daughters meet and form a friendship, only one of them knows the truth. Theirs is a relationship destined to explode.

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From the author of _An American Marriage_, winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction 2019, comes a story of family secrets and lies. This compelling novel is told from the perspectives of two teenage sisters, where only one knows that the other exists.