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The Resource Precious : based on the novel Push, by Sapphire

Precious : based on the novel Push, by Sapphire

Label
Precious : based on the novel Push
Title
Precious
Title remainder
based on the novel Push
Statement of responsibility
by Sapphire
Title variation
Precious
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
Related
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
CNSPL
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.A63
LC item number
P74 1996
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Precious : based on the novel Push, by Sapphire
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • "Includes the novel Push and a reader's guide"--Cover
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
ocn498129755
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
139 pages
Isbn
9780307474841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a486598
  • (OCoLC)498129755
Label
Precious : based on the novel Push, by Sapphire
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • "Includes the novel Push and a reader's guide"--Cover
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
ocn498129755
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
139 pages
Isbn
9780307474841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a486598
  • (OCoLC)498129755

Library Locations

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