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The House on Mango Street - Sandra Cisneros
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0679734775
ISBN-13: 9780679734772
Sku: 30118217
Publish Date: 4/1/1991
Sales Rank: 15682
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 5.25H x 5L x 0.25T
Pages:  128
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For Esperanza, a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago, life is an endless landscape of concrete and run-down tenements, and she tries to rise above the hopelessness *Author: Cisneros, Sandra *Series Title: Vintage Contemporaries *Publication Date: 1991/04/01 *Binding Type: Paperbound *Language: English *Depth: 0.25 *Width: 5.00 *Height: 5.25
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A word-of-mouth bestseller.Originally published in 1985, and republished to coincide with the release of Cisneros' new book, Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories, this is the stunning debut noveld in a series of vignettes, it is the story of a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago.
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In this novel about coming of age in Chicago, Esperanza Cordero grows up in its inner-city slums and resolves to transcend her background.
Author Bio
Sandra Cisneros
The daughter of a Mexican father and a Mexican-American mother, Cisneros has six brothers. She has worked as a teacher to high school dropouts, a poet in schools, a college recruiter, and an arts administrator. Her first novel, THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET, is a perennial seller and a basic text in multicultural literature courses.

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"Sandra Cisneros is one of the most brilliant of today's young writers. Her work is sensitive, alert, nuance-full...rich with music and pictures." - Gwendolyn Brooks

Publishers Weekly
"Esperanza Codera, a girl coming of age in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago, uses poems and stories to express thoughts and emotions about her oppressive environment."

New York Times Book Review
"Cisneros draws on her rich [Latino] heritage, creat[ing] unforgettable characters we want to lift off the page. She is not only a gifted writer, but an absolutely essential one." - Bebe Moore Campbell

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0128
Product attributePublisher:   Vintage Books USA
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