Push : a novel
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New York : Vintage Contemporaries, [2009].
ISBN
9780307474841, 0307474844
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Format
Book
Physical Desc
139, [40] pages ; 21 cm.
Language
English
ISBN
9780307474841, 0307474844
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 4, 5 Points

Notes

General Note
"First Vintage Contemporaries edition, May 1997." -- T.p. verso.
General Note
"Now a major motion picture"--Cover.
General Note
"Includes the novel Push and a reader's guide"--Cover.
General Note
"Reader's Guide" (p. [38-40], second sequence).
Description
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
"Sundance Festival Award Winner"--Cover.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Sapphire. (2009). Push: a novel . Vintage Contemporaries.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sapphire, 1950-. 2009. Push: A Novel. New York: Vintage Contemporaries.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sapphire, 1950-. Push: A Novel New York: Vintage Contemporaries, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Sapphire. Push: A Novel Vintage Contemporaries, 2009.

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