Woman hollering creek and other stories

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Vintage Books, 1991 - Fiction - 165 pages
196 Reviews
A collection of stories, whose characters give voice to the vibrant and varied life on both sides of the Mexican border. The women in these stories offer tales of pure discovery, filled with moments of infinite and intimate wisdom.

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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

Review: Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

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


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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.