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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. From the Hardcover edition.

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. From the Hardcover edition.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

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. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Length:

2h 51m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:32


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:30


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:05


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:31


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:55


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:06


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:15


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:24


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:18


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:27


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:35


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:54


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:00


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:36


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:33


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:31


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:29


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:17


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:39


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:03


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:22


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:30


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:33


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:02


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:16


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:50


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:31


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:58


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:10


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:44


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

00:23