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- ISBN: 9780307474841
- ISBN: 0307474844
- ISBN: 9780679766759
- ISBN: 0679766758
- ISBN: 9780329444419
- ISBN: 0329444417
- ISBN: 9780329620752
- ISBN: 0329620754
- Physical Description: 139,  pages ; 21 cm
- Publisher: New York : Vintage Contemporaries, 
|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.|
"Sundance Festival Award Winner"--Cover.
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