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The Kid

A Novel

Sapphire - Author

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ISBN 9781101529218 | 400 pages | 05 Jul 2011 | Penguin | 18 - AND UP
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From the bestselling author of Push, a story of survival and awakening—and one young man’s remarkable strength

The Kid brings us deep into the interior life of Abdul Jones, son of Sapphire’s unforgettable heroine, Precious. Left alone by his mother’s death to navigate in a world where love and hate sometimes hideously masquerade, forced to confront unspeakable violence, his history, and the dark corners of his own heart, Abdul claws his way toward adulthood. In a generational story that moves with the speed of thought from a Mississippi dirt farm to Harlem in its heyday, from a troubled Catholic orphanage to downtown artists’ lofts, The Kid is a soaring tale of body and spirit, rooted in the hungers of flesh and of the soul.




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