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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
Contributor
Book designer
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
ALA Black Caucus Award, 1997 (First novel)
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sapphire
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
4.0
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tan, Virginia
  • Ferguson, Archie
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • Teenage mothers
  • African American girls
  • Child abuse
  • Literacy
  • Incest
  • Domestic fiction
  • African American girls
  • African Americans
  • Child abuse
  • Domestic fiction
  • Incest
  • Literacy
  • Teenage mothers
  • New York (State)
Label
Push : a novel, by Sapphire
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A movie called Precious, based on the novel, was released to international acclaim and has received many awards, among them the Grand Jury Prize and the Sundance Film Festival and the People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival."--Jacket
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
ocm34557216
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
141 pages
Isbn
9780307474841
Lccn
96016516
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)34557216
Label
Push : a novel, by Sapphire
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A movie called Precious, based on the novel, was released to international acclaim and has received many awards, among them the Grand Jury Prize and the Sundance Film Festival and the People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival."--Jacket
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
ocm34557216
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
141 pages
Isbn
9780307474841
Lccn
96016516
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)34557216

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