Woman Hollering Creek, and Other Stories

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Random House Publishing Group, 1991 - Fiction - 165 pages
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These stories, breathtaking in their precision and filled with unending moments of infinite and intimate wisdom, depict the variety of life around the Mexican border while bringing us to an awareness of the commonality of our fears, desires and dreams. From the award-winning author of The House on Mango Street.

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Beautiful, beautiful prose. - Goodreads
She's a fun and inspiring writer. - Goodreads
I love the poetry in her prose. - Goodreads
I love Cisneros's writing. - Goodreads
Sandra is a talented writer and I enjoyed her stories. - Goodreads
So full of imagery and imagination. - Goodreads

Review: Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

User Review  - Braeden Udy - Goodreads

4.4 Gorgeous, poetic prose. Wonderful short story collection about the Chicano experience. Anyone who liked The House on Mango Street will enjoy this book. Read full review

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User Review  - Amoynahan - Goodreads

I adore this book! She gloriously captures the colors and passions on both sides of the border. The pain and the wonders of bicultural experience are depicted with warmth and depth of understanding. Highly recommend! Read full review

Contents

My Lucy Friend Who Smells Like Corn i
4
One Holy Night
25
There Was a Man There Was a Woman
41
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

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 The House on Mango Street and Caramelo, a collection of short stories Woman Hollering Creek, a book of poetry Loose Woman, and a children's book Hairs/Pelitos. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.


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