PreciousAudiobook CD - 2009
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.
Publisher: New York : Random House ; [Westminster, Md.] : Books on Tape, p2009.
Characteristics: 4 sound discs (5 hr., 5 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Precious (Motion picture)