Pub Date: 1997
Publisher: Random House Inc
Summary: "[A] much-talked-about first novel...that manages to be disturbing, affecting and manipulative all at the same time....Precious's street-smart, angry voice...conjures up Precious's gritty, unforgiving world. Sapphire somehow finds lyricism in Precious's life, and in endowing Precious with her own generous gifts for language, she allows us entree into her heroine's state of mind....Alice Walker's ghost hovers more and... more insistently over 'Push' as the novel progresses, lending Precious's story a blunt ideological subtext." [read more]
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