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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 for the second time 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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  • Child abuse
  • Incest
  • Teenage mothers
  • Literacy
  • African American girls
  • African Americans
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Push : a novel, by Sapphire
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
139, [38] p.
Isbn
9780679766759
System control number
(OCoLC)37225301
Label
Push : a novel, by Sapphire
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
139, [38] p.
Isbn
9780679766759
System control number
(OCoLC)37225301

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