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Push [GRPL Book Club] : a novel

Push [GRPL Book Club] : a novel

Sapphire, 1950- (Author).

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  • ISBN: 0679766758 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 9780679766759
  • Physical Description: 139, [38] p. 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Contemporaries/Vintage Books, 1997, c1996.

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General Note: If you would like to request available book club copies, please call 988-5400.
Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1996.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Awards Note: Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award Sundance Film Festival.
Subject: Child abuse > Fiction.
Incest > Fiction.
Teenage mothers > Fiction.
Literacy > Fiction.
African American girls > Fiction.
African Americans > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
African American authors.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.

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