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The Resource Push : a novel, by Sapphire

Push : a novel, by Sapphire

Label
Push : a novel
Title
Push
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Sapphire
Title variation
Precious
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Relentless, remorseless, and inspirational, this "horrific, hope-filled story" ("Newsday") is certain to haunt a generation of readers. Precious Jones, 16 years old and pregnant by her father with her second child, meets a determined and highly radical teacher who takes her on a journey of transformation and redemption
Summary
A courageous and determined young teacher opens up a new world of hope and redemption for sixteen-year-old Precious Jones, an abused young African American girl living in Harlem who was raped and left pregnant by her father
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • BCALA Literary Award for First Novelist, 1997.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2010
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053974
Cataloging source
BKL
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1950-
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Sapphire
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • African American girls
  • Teenage mothers
  • Literacy
  • Incest
  • Child Abuse
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Push : a novel, by Sapphire
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Also known as Precious
Control code
ocm37225301
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
139, [38] p.
Isbn
9781435242241
System control number
(OCoLC)37225301
Label
Push : a novel, by Sapphire
Publication
Note
Also known as Precious
Control code
ocm37225301
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
139, [38] p.
Isbn
9781435242241
System control number
(OCoLC)37225301

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