Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996.
Printed/copied advance publication script, still containing some of editor's handwritten notes (copied). Includes notes on marketing the upcoming book and photocopied letter from publisher to dealers.
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.