The Internet Book List - Spread the word

Book Information: Push

Push (1996) [Novel]
by Sapphire Rating: No votes (Rate!)
Reviews: None (show them) Review!

Summary :

In an electrifying novel, a black street girl, sixteen years old and pregnant, again, with her father's child speaks. In a voice that shakes us by its language, its story, and its unflicnhing honesty, Precious Jones records her journey up from Harlem's lowest depths... For Precious, miraculously, hope appears and the world begins to open up when a courageous black woman--a teacher hell-bent to teach--bullies, cajoles, and inspires her to learn to read, to define her own feelings and set them down in a diary: to discover the truth of her life. Day after day they go over the pages, translating the illiterate but developing language of Precious' journals. The learning process itself, as vividly revealed as the most brutal aspects of Precious' daily existence, is the heartbeat of a novel that will disturb, galvanize, and stay in the mind.

Original title: Push
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction


Edition #1: Push

Push (1996)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Search at Amazon!

Search at Powells!

Search at AbeBooks!

Manifested in:

Push (1996)

ISBN: 0679446265

Add to my library

©Steven Jeffery /, 2017
Terms of Use