The House on Mango Street (CompactDisc)

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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. Read by Sandra Cisneros. Book available. *Author: Cisneros, Sandra/ Cisneros, Sandra (NRT) *Publication Date: 2005/08/30 *Binding Type: CD/Spoken Word *Language: English *Depth: 0.25 *Width: 5.50 *Height: 4.75

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Publisher Random House
Mfg Part# 9780739322796
SKU 31194325
Format CD
ISBN10 0739322796
Release Date 8/30/2005
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Dimensions (in Inches) 4.75H x 5.5L x 0.25T
Author Info
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.
Praise
"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."
"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."
"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."
From the Publisher
Annotation In this novel about coming of age in Chicago, Esperanza Cordero grows up in its inner-city slums and resolves to transcend her background.
Editors Note 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. Read by Sandra Cisneros. Book available.
Product Attributes
Book Format Audio Cassette - Unabridged / Audio CD - Unabridged
Number of Pages 1
Publisher Random House Audio Assets

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