Iverson needs a place to land
What makes the book "Push" (on which the Academy Award-nominated film "Precious" was based) so hard to read was not the fact that all those things happened to the main character, but that they happened (it seemed) all at once. The unthinkable incidents were never-ending. It seemed with every turn of the page, Precious' life just got worse -- then worse.
At some point you begin to believe, "This can't be real, because all this can't actually happen to one person." At some ...
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