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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
Title variation remainder
based on the novel Push
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Awards note
"Sundance Festival Award Winner"--Cover.
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sapphire
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PS3569.A63
  • PS3569.A63
LC item number
  • P87 2009
  • P74 2009
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • Teenage mothers
  • African American girls
  • Child abuse
  • Literacy
  • Incest
Label
Push : a novel, by Sapphire
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "First Vintage Contemporaries edition, May 1997." -- T.p. verso
  • "Now a major motion picture"--Cover
  • "Includes the novel Push and a reader's guide"--Cover
  • "Reader's Guide" (p. [38-40], second sequence)
Control code
ocn368022334
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
139, [40] p.
Isbn
9780307474841
System control number
(OCoLC)368022334
Label
Push : a novel, by Sapphire
Publication
Note
  • "First Vintage Contemporaries edition, May 1997." -- T.p. verso
  • "Now a major motion picture"--Cover
  • "Includes the novel Push and a reader's guide"--Cover
  • "Reader's Guide" (p. [38-40], second sequence)
Control code
ocn368022334
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
139, [40] p.
Isbn
9780307474841
System control number
(OCoLC)368022334

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