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Push [electronic resource] : a novel / by Sapphire.

Sapphire, 1950- (Author). Turpin, Bahni. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781415967195 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1415967199 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Publisher: [New York] : Books on Tape, 2009.

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General Note: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 5:05:09.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Bahni Turpin.
Summary, etc.: An 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.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 73085 KB; MP3 file size: 143142 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: African Americans > Fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.
Teenage mothers > Fiction.
African American girls > Fiction.
Child abuse > Fiction.
Literacy > Fiction.
Incest > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Bildungsromans.
Audiobooks.

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