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February: Push by Sapphire

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.
This book is so much more than the description would have you believe. I can't say anything about this book that hasn't already been said or that would make it sound trite. this book, Precious, is just amazing... It is beyond words.
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