9780679734772

The House on Mango Street

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  • ISBN13:

    9780679734772

  • ISBN10:

    0679734775

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 1991-04-03
  • Publisher: Vintage

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Summary

Acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught everywhere from inner-city grade schools to universities across the country, and translated all over the world,The House on Mango Streetis the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero. Told in a series of vignettes sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous it is the story of a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventing for herself who and what she will become. Few other books in our time have touched so many readers.

Author Biography

Sandra Cisneros was born in Chicago in 1954. Internationally acclaimed for her poetry and fiction, she has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Lannan Literary Award and the American Book Award, and of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the MacArthur Foundation. Cisneros is the author of the novels <b>The House on Mango Street</b> and <b>Caramelo</b>, a collection of short stories <b>Woman Hollering Creek</b>, a book of poetry <b>Loose Woman</b>, and a children's book <b>Hairs/Pelitos</b>. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.

Table of Contents

The House on Mango Street
3(3)
Hairs
6(2)
Boys & Girls
8(2)
My Name
10(2)
Cathy Queen of Cats
12(2)
Our Good Day
14(3)
Laughter
17(2)
Gil's Furniture Bought & Sold
19(2)
Meme Ortiz
21(2)
Louie, His Cousin & His Other Cousin
23(3)
Marin
26(2)
Those Who Don't
28(1)
There Was an Old Woman She Had So Many Children She Didn't Know What to Do
29(2)
Alicia Who Sees Mice
31(2)
Darius & the Clouds
33(2)
And Some More
35(4)
The Family of Little Feet
39(4)
A Rice Sandwich
43(3)
Chanclas
46(3)
Hips
49(4)
The First Job
53(3)
Papa Who Wakes Up Tired in the Dark
56(2)
Born Bad
58(4)
Elenita, Cards, Palm, Water
62(3)
Geraldo No Last Name
65(2)
Edna's Ruthie
67(3)
The Earl of Tennessee
70(2)
Sire
72(2)
Four Skinny Trees
74(2)
No Speak English
76(3)
Rafaela Who Drinks Coconut & Papaya Juice on Tuesdays
79(2)
Sally
81(3)
Minerva Writes Poems
84(2)
Bums in the Attic
86(2)
Beautiful & Cruel
88(2)
A Smart Cookie
90(2)
What Sally Said
92(2)
The Monkey Garden
94(5)
Red Clowns
99(2)
Linoleum Roses
101(2)
The Three Sisters
103(3)
Alicia & I Talking on Edna's Steps
106(2)
A House of My Own
108(1)
Mango Says Goodbye Sometimes
109

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