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Precious : based on the novel Push

Author: Sapphire
Publisher: New York : Vintage Contemporaries/Vintage Books, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A self-portrait of a black teenage girl, big, fat, unloved, with a father who rapes her and a jealous mother who screams abuse. For Precious, as she is called, hope appears when a courageous teacher, a young black woman, bullies, cajoles and inspires her to learn to read. By the author of American Dreams.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sapphire
ISBN: 9780307474841 0307474844
OCLC Number: 498129755
Notes: Cover title.
"Includes the novel Push and a reader's guide"--Cover.
Description: 139 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Push.
Responsibility: by Sapphire.

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A self-portrait of a black teenage girl, big, fat, unloved, with a father who rapes her and a jealous mother who screams abuse. For Precious, as she is called, hope appears when a courageous teacher, a young black woman, bullies, cajoles and inspires her to learn to read. By the author of American Dreams.

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