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
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
Cataloging source
BKL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sapphire
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American teenage mothers
  • Child abuse
  • Incest
  • Teenage mothers
  • Literacy
  • African American girls
  • African Americans
  • Sixteen-year-old girls
  • Incest victims' mothers
  • Teacher-student relationships
  • Incest victims' families
  • Single African-American mothers
  • Abused children
  • Street life
  • African Americans
  • Pregnant teenagers
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Label
Push : a novel, by Sapphire
Link
http://knopfdoubleday.com/book/160691/push/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Now the major moton picture Precious - cover
  • Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award Sundance Film Festival - cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
139, [38] pages
Isbn
9781435242241
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o37225301
  • (OCoLC)37225301
Label
Push : a novel, by Sapphire
Link
http://knopfdoubleday.com/book/160691/push/
Publication
Note
  • Now the major moton picture Precious - cover
  • Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award Sundance Film Festival - cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Contemporaries ed.
Extent
139, [38] pages
Isbn
9781435242241
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o37225301
  • (OCoLC)37225301

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