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- ISBN: 9780679446262
- ISBN: 0679446265
- Physical Description: 139,  p. ; 20 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : 2009, c1996.
|General Note:|| A Borzoi book.
|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.
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