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Push free pdf 2 cassettes / 3 hoursPerformed by the authorAn 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.

About Sapphire

Sapphire is the author of American Dreams, a collection of poetry which was cited by "Publishers Weekly" as, "One of the strongest debut collections of the nineties." Push, her novel, won the Book-of-the-Month Club Stephen Crane award for First Fiction, the Black Caucus of the American Library Association's First Novelist Award, and, in Great Britain, the Mind Book of the Year Award. Push was named by the "Village Voice" and "Time Out New York" as one of the top ten books of 1996. Push was nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the category of Outstanding Literary Work of Fiction. About her most recent book of poetry "Poet's and Writer's Magazine" wrote, "With her soul on the line in each verse, her latest collection, Black Wings

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Author : Sapphire
Publisher : Random House USA Inc
Data Published : 01 April 1997
ISBN : 0679766758
EAN : 9780679766759
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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