9780679433354

The House on Mango Street

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  • ISBN13:

    9780679433354

  • ISBN10:

    067943335X

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1994-04-26
  • Publisher: Knopf

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Summary

In hardcover for the first time--on the tenth anniversary of its initial publication--the greatly admired and bestselling book about a young girl growing up in the Latino section of Chicago. Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous, this novel depicts a new American landscape through its multiple characters.

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.<br><br><br><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>

Table of Contents

Introduction xi
The House on Mango Street
3(4)
Hairs
7(2)
Boys & Girls
9(2)
My Name
11(3)
Cathy Queen of Cats
14(2)
Our Good Day
16(4)
Laughter
20(2)
Gil's Furniture Bought & Sold
22(3)
Meme Ortiz
25(2)
Louie, His Cousin & His Other Cousin
27(3)
Marin
30(3)
Those Who Don't
33(2)
There Was an Old Woman She Had So Many Children She Didn't Know What to Do
35(2)
Alicia Who Sees Mice
37(2)
Darius & the Clouds
39(2)
And Some More
41(5)
The Family of Little Feet
46(5)
A Rice Sandwich
51(4)
Chanclas
55(3)
Hips
58(6)
The First Job
64(4)
Papa Who Wakes Up Tired in the Dark
68(2)
Born Bad
70(6)
Elenita, Cards, Palm, Water
76(4)
Geraldo No Last Name
80(3)
Edna's Ruthie
83(4)
The Earl of Tennessee
87(3)
Sire
90(3)
Four Skinny Trees
93(2)
No Speak English
95(4)
Rafaela Who Drinks Coconut & Papaya Juice on Tuesdays
99(2)
Sally
101(4)
Minerva Writes Poems
105(2)
Bums in the Attic
107(2)
Beautiful & Cruel
109(2)
A Smart Cookie
111(2)
What Sally Said
113(2)
The Monkey Garden
115(7)
Red Clowns
122(2)
Linoleum Roses
124(2)
The Three Sisters
126(4)
Alicia & I Talking on Edna's Steps
130(2)
A House of My Own
132(1)
Mango Says Goodbye Sometimes
133

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