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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
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
Awards note
Black Caucus of the American Library Association Literary, 1997.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
053974
Cataloging source
BKL
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3569.A63
LC item number
P87 1997
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
4.0
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
adult
Label
Push : a novel, by Sapphire
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Now the major moton picture Precious - cover
  • Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award Sundance Film Festival - 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
ocm37225301
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
139, [38] pages
Isbn
9781435242241
Lccn
96016516
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)37225301
Label
Push : a novel, by Sapphire
Publication
Note
  • Now the major moton picture Precious - cover
  • Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award Sundance Film Festival - 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
ocm37225301
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
139, [38] pages
Isbn
9781435242241
Lccn
96016516
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)37225301

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