Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996.
First edition/first printing in unread As New condition in As New dust-jacket. Signed and inscribed ("to Karen, with hope") and dated (7/23/96) by Sapphire directly on the half-title page.
In her first novel, narrated by Precious Jones, a 16-year-old African-American girl pregnant for the second time with her father's child, Sapphire's Push is tracing her movement from anger, illiteracy, resignation, and self-contempt to some version of hope.
Basis for the Academy Awards winning movie "Precious" starring Gabourey Sidibe.