Vintage Cisneros

Vintage Cisneros

Paperback - 2004
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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 World

A winner of the PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature 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 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 .
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2004.
ISBN: 9781400034055
1400034051
Characteristics: ix, 198 p. ; 21 cm.

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