Libraries are closed until further notice.
We are now offering contactless pickup and return at select locations with Books on the Go!

Some notices were not sent. Check your account for due dates (but we are still fine free)!

Silver Sparrow
(OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen)

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(1)
4 star
 
(2)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(1)
1 star
 
(0)
Author:
Lexile measure:
770L
Status:
Checked Out
More Details
Published:
Blackstone Publishing 2011
Format:
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive Listen
Edition:
Unabridged
Street Date:
05/24/2011
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780792777908
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 4.9, 13 Points
Lexile measure:
770
Also in This Series
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Copy Details
LibraryOwnedAvailable
Shared Digital Collection40

There are 6 holds on this title.

Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Tayari Jones. (2011). Silver Sparrow. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tayari Jones. 2011. Silver Sparrow. Blackstone Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Tayari Jones, Silver Sparrow. Blackstone Publishing, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Tayari Jones. Silver Sparrow. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing, 2011.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
feba58d2-4c2d-ae32-2671-fcea0ca7a15b
Go To Grouped Work
Needs Update?:
No
Date Added:
Apr 23, 2014 15:30:40
Date Updated:
Nov 16, 2017 11:39:44
Last Metadata Check:
Sep 18, 2020 12:24:56
Last Metadata Change:
Aug 03, 2020 20:17:35
Last Availability Check:
Sep 18, 2020 12:24:57
Last Availability Change:
Sep 13, 2020 21:31:02
Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
Sep 18, 2020 07:30:46

OverDrive Product Record

images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0887-1/{30A32B2F-2EBE-4F55-B7B7-AF514B1B19CC}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0887-1/{30A32B2F-2EBE-4F55-B7B7-AF514B1B19CC}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0887-1/30A/32B/2F/{30A32B2F-2EBE-4F55-B7B7-AF514B1B19CC}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0887-1/30A/32B/2F/{30A32B2F-2EBE-4F55-B7B7-AF514B1B19CC}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
formats
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780792777908
      • name: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
      • id: audiobook-mp3
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780792777908
      • name: OverDrive Listen
      • id: audiobook-overdrive
otherFormatIdentifiers
      • type: ISBN
      • value: 9780792777557
mediaType
Audiobook
primaryCreator
    • role: Author
    • name: Tayari Jones
title
Silver Sparrow
dateAdded
2011-06-23T17:31:44.213-04:00
contentDetails
      • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=426&titleID=577211
      • type: text/html
      • account:
          • name: Wake County Public Libraries (NC)
          • id: 1893
sortTitle
Silver Sparrow
crossRefId
577211
id
30a32b2f-2ebe-4f55-b7b7-af514b1b19cc
starRating
3.8

OverDrive MetaData

isPublicDomain
False
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0887-1/{30A32B2F-2EBE-4F55-B7B7-AF514B1B19CC}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/0887-1/{30A32B2F-2EBE-4F55-B7B7-AF514B1B19CC}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/0887-1/30A/32B/2F/{30A32B2F-2EBE-4F55-B7B7-AF514B1B19CC}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/0887-1/30A/32B/2F/{30A32B2F-2EBE-4F55-B7B7-AF514B1B19CC}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
isPublicPerformanceAllowed
False
formats
      • fileName: SilverSparrow
      • partCount: 9
      • fileSize: 299618244
      • identifiers:
            • audience: retailer
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 9781982490300
            • audience: library
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780792777908
      • rights:
            • type: PlayOnPC
            • value: 1
            • type: PlayOnPCCount
            • value: -1
            • type: BurnToCD
            • value: 1
            • type: BurnToCDCount
            • value: -1
            • type: PlayOnPM
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferToSDMI
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferToNonSDMI
            • value: 1
            • type: TransferCount
            • value: -1
            • type: CollaborativePlay
            • value: 0
            • type: PublicPerformance
            • value: 0
            • type: TranscodeToAAC
            • value: 1
      • name: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
      • id: audiobook-mp3
      • onSaleDate: 06/07/2011
      • samples:
            • source: Chapter 1
            • formatType: audiobook-wma
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-25/1138-1/577211-SilverSparrow.wma
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-mp3
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-425/1138-1/577211-SilverSparrow.mp3
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=30A32B2F-2EBE-4F55-B7B7-AF514B1B19CC&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: SilverSparrow
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 299190853
      • identifiers:
            • audience: retailer
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 9781982490300
            • audience: library
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780792777908
      • name: OverDrive Listen
      • id: audiobook-overdrive
      • onSaleDate: 06/01/2011
      • samples:
            • source: Chapter 1
            • formatType: audiobook-wma
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-25/1138-1/577211-SilverSparrow.wma
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-mp3
            • url: https://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-425/1138-1/577211-SilverSparrow.mp3
            • source: Part 1
            • formatType: audiobook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=30A32B2F-2EBE-4F55-B7B7-AF514B1B19CC&.epub-sample.overdrive.com
languages
      • code: en
      • name: English
creators
      • role: Author
      • fileAs: Jones, Tayari
      • bioText:

        Tayari Jones is the author of Leaving Atlanta, The Untelling, Silver Sparrow, and An American Marriage. She holds degrees from Spelman College, Arizona State University, and the University of Iowa, and she serves on the MFA faculty at Rutgers.

      • name: Tayari Jones
      • role: Narrator
      • fileAs: Coleman-Williams, Rosalyn
      • name: Rosalyn Coleman-Williams
      • role: Narrator
      • fileAs: Simms, Heather Alicia
      • name: Heather Alicia Simms
imprint
Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC
subjects
      • value: Fiction
      • value: African American Fiction
      • value: Historical Fiction
publishDate
2011-05-24T00:00:00-04:00
edition
Unabridged
publishDateText
05/24/2011
otherFormatIdentifiers
      • type: ISBN
      • value: 9780792777557
mediaType
Audiobook
shortDescription
With the opening line of Silver Sparrow, "My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist," author Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man's deception, a family's complicity, and two teenage girls caught in the middle. Set in Atlanta in the 1980s, the novel revolves around James Witherspoon's two families—the public one and the secret one. When the daughters from each family meet and form a friendship, only one of them knows they are sisters. It is a relationship destined to explode when secrets are revealed and illusions shattered. As Jones explores the backstories of her rich yet flawed characters—the father, the two mothers, the grandmother, and the uncle—she reveals the joy, as well as the destruction, they brought to one another's lives. At the heart of it all are the two lives at stake, and like the best writers—think Toni Morrison with The Bluest Eye—Jones portrays the fragility of these young girls with raw authenticity...
isOwnedByCollections
True
title
Silver Sparrow
fullDescription
With the opening line of Silver Sparrow, "My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist," author Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man's deception, a family's complicity, and two teenage girls caught in the middle. Set in Atlanta in the 1980s, the novel revolves around James Witherspoon's two families—the public one and the secret one. When the daughters from each family meet and form a friendship, only one of them knows they are sisters. It is a relationship destined to explode when secrets are revealed and illusions shattered. As Jones explores the backstories of her rich yet flawed characters—the father, the two mothers, the grandmother, and the uncle—she reveals the joy, as well as the destruction, they brought to one another's lives. At the heart of it all are the two lives at stake, and like the best writers—think Toni Morrison with The Bluest Eye—Jones portrays the fragility of these young girls with raw authenticity as they seek love, demand attention, and try to imagine themselves as women.
sortTitle
Silver Sparrow
crossRefId
577211
popularity
2609
publisher
Blackstone Publishing
links
    • self:
        • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/L1BLQAAAA2a/products/30a32b2f-2ebe-4f55-b7b7-af514b1b19cc/metadata
        • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
id
30a32b2f-2ebe-4f55-b7b7-af514b1b19cc
starRating
3.8
Formats
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Works on MP3 Players, PCs, and Macs. Some mobile devices may require an application to be installed.
Need Help?
If you are having problem using our eCollection, please visit our support center.