Vintage Cisneros (Paperback)

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One of the most beloved of contemporary American writers, Sandra Cisneros evokes her own Latina experience and makes it universally accessible in excerpts from the novels The House on Mango Street and Caramelo; a generous selection of poems from the collections My Wicked Wicked Ways and Loose Woman; and eight stores from "Woman Hollering Creek."

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Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9781400034055
SKU 33977777
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1400034051
Release Date 1/1/2004
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 7.75H x 5L x 0.5T
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.
From the Publisher
Editors Note Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the great modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions.“Sandra Cisneros knows both that the heart can be broken and that it can rise and soar like a bird. Whatever story she chooses to tell, we should be listening for a long time to come.” —The Washington Post Book WorldA winner of the PEN Center West Award for Best Fiction and the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship, Sandra Cisneros evokes working-class Latino experience with an irresistible mix of realism and lyrical exuberance. Vintage Cisneros features an excerpt from her bestselling novel The House on Mango Street, which has become a favorite in school classrooms across the country. Also included are a chapter from her new novel, Caramelo; a generous selection of poems from My Wicked Wicked Ways and Loose Woman; and seven stories from her award-winning collection Woman Hollering Creek.
Editors Note 1 Evoking her own Latina experience, an introduction to the work of the acclaimed author features excerpts from The House on Mango Street and Caramelo, poetry from My Wicked Wicked Ways and Loose Woman, and short fiction from Woman Hollering Creek. Original. 25,000 first printing.
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Number of Pages 0208
Publisher Vintage Books

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