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Push : a novel

Author: Sapphire
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView 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
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sapphire
ISBN: 0679446265 9780679446262
OCLC Number: 34557216
Notes: "A movie called Precious, based on the novel, was released to international acclaim and has received many awards, among them the Grand Jury Prize and the Sundance Film Festival and the People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival."--Jacket.
Description: 141 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Precious
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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by toya (WorldCat user published 2007-05-23) Excellent Permalink
i loved it.its a book u dont want to put down.
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