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Precious

by Sapphire, 1950-

Format: Book on CD 2009
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
Carnegie Library of Homestead Recorded Book BCD FIC Sapp
Location  Carnegie Library of Homestead
 
Collection  Recorded Book
 
Call Number  BCD FIC Sapp
 
 
Summary
An electrifying first novel that shocks by its language, its circumstances, and its brutal honesty, Push recounts a young black street-girl's horrendous and redemptive journey through a Harlem inferno. For Precious Jones, 16 and pregnant with her father's child, miraculous hope appears and the world begins to open up for her when a courageous, determined teacher bullies, cajoles, and inspires her to learn to read, to define her own feelings and set them down in a diary.

"From the Hardcover edition."

Additional Information
Subjects African Americans -- Fiction.
Teenage mothers -- Fiction.
African American girls -- Fiction.
Child abuse -- Fiction.
Literacy -- Fiction.
Incest -- Fiction.
Audiobooks.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Publisher New York, N.Y. :Random House Audio,2009
Edition Abridged ed.
Other Titles Push.
Push.
Contributors Sapphire, 1950- Push.
Participants/Performers Read by the author.
Other Contributors Producer, Taro Meyer ; abridgement by Virginia noonan.
Language English
Notes Title from container.
Abridged.
Compact discs.
Duration: 3:00:00.
Based on the novel Push.
Description 3 audio discs (approximately 180 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9780307578112
0307578119
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