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Push
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  • Published: 3 April 1998
  • ISBN: 9780749395049
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $19.99
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This is the story of the life of Precious Jones, a sixteen year old illiterate black girl who has never been out of Harlem. When she is placed in an alternative teaching programme, she is urged to write down her thoughts in a book. PUSH represents Precious's diary, in which she honestly records her relationships and life. Told with tremendous power, vitality and wit; this is an uncompromising and hugely enjoyable novel.

  • Pub date: 3 April 1998
  • ISBN: 9780749395049
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Sapphire

Sapphire has taught reading and writing to teenagers and adults in New York City since 1987. A poet and performance artist, she is the author of American Dreams, a collection of poetry. Push is her first novel. She lives in New York City.

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