Woman Hollering Creek, and Other Stories

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Random House, 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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User Review  - Citizenjoyce - LibraryThing

I didn't know what this was when I downloaded it. I'm not in the mood for love poetry and definitely not in the mood for love poetry read by a breathy 13 year old voice. Abandoned. Read full review

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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

I love Cisneros's writing. This is clearly poetic in nature, and there is really no plot. But she paints a vivid picture. This is a series of essays, set in the US and in Mexico. Cisneros uses a lot ... 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.

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