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General Note: "Sundance Festival Award Winner"--Cover.
"Reader's Guide" (p. [38-40], second sequence).
"Includes the novel Push and a reader's guide"--Cover.
"Now a major motion picture"--Cover.
"First Vintage Contemporaries edition, May 1997"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.: 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 Note:
"Sundance Festival Award Winner"--Cover.
Subject: African Americans Fiction
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) Fiction
Teenage mothers Fiction
African American girls Fiction
Child abuse Fiction
Literacy Fiction
Incest Fiction
Domestic fiction
Coming of age Fiction
Genre: Bildungsromans.
Domestic fiction.
Bildungsromans.

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