Push: a novel

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Alfred A. Knopf :
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1st ed.
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This is the story of Precious Jones, a sixteen year old illiterate black girl who has never been out of Harlem. She is pregnant by her own father for the second time, and kicked out of school when that pregnancy becomes obvious. Placed in an alternative teaching programme, she is urged to write down her thoughts in a book. This is Precious's diary, in which she honestly records her relationships and her life. Told with tremendous power, vitality and wit; this is an uncompromising and hugely enjoyable novel.
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Grouped Work ID c33645c2-6271-ebae-ba45-f7f44aecbbb4
Grouping Title push
Grouping Author sapphire
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-06-08 04:51:54AM
Last Indexed 2019-06-25 04:42:22AM

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author Sapphire, 1950-
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display_description 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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publishDate 1996
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subject_facet African American girls -- Fiction, African Americans -- Fiction, Child abuse -- Fiction, Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction, Incest -- Fiction, Literacy -- Fiction, Teenage mothers -- Fiction
title_display Push : a novel
title_full Push : a novel / Sapphire
title_short Push :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet African American girls, African Americans, Child abuse, Incest, Literacy, Teenage mothers