Push : a novel / by Sapphire
Book | Vintage Contemporaries | 2009
Available at Gateway-Racine Campus General Collection (PS 3569 A6.3 P8.7 2009)

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Description
139, [40] pages ; 21 cm
Note
"First Vintage Contemporaries edition, May 1997"--Title page verso.
"Now a major motion picture"--Cover.
Awards
"Sundance Festival Award Winner"--Cover.
Summary
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.
Note
"Includes the novel Push and a reader's guide"--Cover.
"Reader's Guide" (p. [38-40], second sequence).
Summary
10.00 GNE (99-GNE-9)
Subject
Cover Title
Precious : based on the novel Push
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