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Push: a novel

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Publisher:
Vintage Contemporaries/Vintage Books,
Pub. Date:
1997,c1996.
Edition:
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 4 - AR Pts: 5
Description
This is the story of Precious Jones, a sixteen year old illiterate black girl who has never been out of Harlem. She is pregnant by her own father for the second time, and kicked out of school when that pregnancy becomes obvious. Placed in an alternative teaching programme, she is urged to write down her thoughts in a book. This is Precious's diary, in which she honestly records her relationships and her life. Told with tremendous power, vitality and wit; this is an uncompromising and hugely enjoyable novel.
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ISBN:
9780679766759
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 4, 5 Points
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Grouped Work ID c33645c2-6271-ebae-ba45-f7f44aecbbb4
Grouping Title push
Grouping Author sapphire
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-11 04:21:02AM
Last Indexed 2018-10-20 04:32:23AM

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display_description 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.
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subject_facet African American girls -- Fiction, African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction, Child abuse -- Fiction, Domestic fiction, Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction, Incest -- Fiction, Literacy -- Fiction, Teenage mothers -- Fiction
title_display Push : a novel
title_full Push : a novel / by Sapphire
title_short Push :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet African American girls, African Americans, Child abuse, Incest, Literacy, Teenage mothers