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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
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
Cataloging source
BKL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sapphire
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Child abuse
  • Incest
  • Teenage pregnancy
  • Literacy
  • African American girls
  • African Americans
  • FICTION / General
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • Urban fiction
Label
Push : a novel, by Sapphire
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published in hardcover by Knopf in 1996
  • This book was adapted into the motion picture "Precious" in 2009
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
Extent
139 pages, [38] pages
Isbn
9780307474841
Isbn Type
(trade pbk. : movie-tie in ed.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 276948
  • (Sirsi) o37225301
Label
Push : a novel, by Sapphire
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published in hardcover by Knopf in 1996
  • This book was adapted into the motion picture "Precious" in 2009
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
Extent
139 pages, [38] pages
Isbn
9780307474841
Isbn Type
(trade pbk. : movie-tie in ed.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 276948
  • (Sirsi) o37225301

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