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Precious

Author: Sapphire; Bahni Turpin
Publisher: New York : Random House ; [Westminster, Md.] : Books on Tape, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : 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: Domestic fiction
Bildungsromans
Audiobooks
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Sapphire; Bahni Turpin
ISBN: 9781415967171 1415967172
OCLC Number: 320352098
Notes: "Based on the novel Push."
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Bahni Turpin.
Description: 4 sound discs (5 hr., 5 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Precious (Motion picture)
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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