The Resource Precious, by Sapphire

Precious, by Sapphire

Label
Precious
Title
Precious
Statement of responsibility
by Sapphire
Title variation
  • Precious
  • Push
Title variation remainder
based on the novel Push
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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.
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PS3569.A63
  • PS3569.A63
LC item number
  • P74 2009
  • P87 2009
Literary form
novels
Precious, by Sapphire
Label
Precious, by Sapphire
Publication
Note
  • "First Vintage Contemporaries edition, May 1997." -- T.p. verso
  • "Now a major motion picture"--Cover
  • "Includes the novel Push and a reader's guide"--Cover
  • "Reader's Guide" (p. [38-40], second sequence)
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Control code
ocn368022334
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Extent
139, [40] p.
Isbn
9780307474841
System control number
(OCoLC)368022334

Library Locations

    • Davis County Library - Central/Layton BranchBorrow it
      155 N Wasatch, Layton, UT, 84041, US
      41.0622104 -111.9612218
    • Davis County Library - North/Clearfield BranchBorrow it
      562 S 1000 E, Clearfield, UT, 84015, US
      41.105594 -112.007464
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