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The Resource Push, a novel by Sapphire

Push, a novel by Sapphire

Label
Push
Title
Push
Statement of responsibility
a novel 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
Member of
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 by her father
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • BCALA Literary Award for First Novelist, 1997.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2010
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
053974
Cataloging source
BKL
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
LC item number
P87 1997
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Child abuse
  • Incest
  • Teenage mothers
  • Literacy
  • African American girls
  • African Americans
  • Pregnant teenagers
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Push, a novel by Sapphire
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Now a major motion picture [Precious] ; Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award winner. Sundance Film Festival"--Sticker on cover
  • "Includes the novel Push and a reader's guide"--Cover
  • "First Vintage Contemporaries edition, May 1997." -- T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14348907
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
139 pages, 38 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780679766759
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37225301
  • (OCoLC)37225301
Label
Push, a novel by Sapphire
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Now a major motion picture [Precious] ; Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award winner. Sundance Film Festival"--Sticker on cover
  • "Includes the novel Push and a reader's guide"--Cover
  • "First Vintage Contemporaries edition, May 1997." -- T.p. verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14348907
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
139 pages, 38 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780679766759
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37225301
  • (OCoLC)37225301

Library Locations

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