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  • Published: New York : Vintage Contemporaries/Vintage Books, 1997.
  • Year Published: 1997
  • Description: 139 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0679766758
  • 9780679766759
  • 9780307474841


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by Sapphire, 1950-

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Call number: Fiction, Teen Fiction

Available Copies: Traverwood Adult

Additional Details

[Precious] "includes the novel Push and a reader's guide"--Cover.

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.

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Not a happy story

I don't think this was worth all the fuss, but I also don't think it's as depressing as people say. Definitely not a happy story, but an interesting and possibly triumphant one, as well.

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