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The Resource Precious, by Sapphire

Precious, by Sapphire

Label
Precious
Title
Precious
Statement of responsibility
by Sapphire
Title variation
Precious
Title variation remainder
based on the novel Push
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A self-portrait of a black teenage girl, big, fat, unloved, with a father who rapes her and a jealous mother who screams abuse. For Precious, as she is called, hope appears when a courageous teacher, a young black woman, bullies, cajoles and inspires her to learn to read. By the author of American Dreams
Cataloging source
TEFBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sapphire
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3569.A63
LC item number
P74 2009ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Bahni Turpin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sapphire
  • Turpin, Bahni
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Teenage mothers
  • African American girls
  • Child abuse
  • Literacy
  • Incest
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Precious, by Sapphire
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
4 sound discs (5 hr., 5 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781415967171
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
8148-CD
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn320352098
  • (OCoLC)320352098
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Precious, by Sapphire
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
4 sound discs (5 hr., 5 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781415967171
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
8148-CD
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn320352098
  • (OCoLC)320352098
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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