The house on Mango Street


Format:
Book


Secondary title:
Vintage contemporaries series; Variation: Vintage contemporaries.


Author(s):
Cisneros, Sandra


Keyword(s):
Mexican Americans -- Fiction. Girls -- Fiction. Mexican Americans -- Fiction. Short stories. Literature, Modern -- United States. Mexican Americans -- Chicago. Adolescent -- Chicago. Bildungsromans. Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction. Bildungsromane Chicago (Ill.) Fiction Girls Fiction Mexican Americans Fiction


Year:
1991


Pages:
x, 110 p.


Publisher:
Vintage Books


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
22626478


Label:
Box 10


Notes:
21 cm. The house on Mango Street -- Hairs -- Boys & girls -- My name -- Cathy queen of cats -- Our good day -- Laughter -- Gil's furniture bought & sold -- Meme Ortiz -- Louie, his cousin & his other cousin -- Marin -- Those who don't -- There was an old woman she had so many children she didn't know what to do -- Alicia who sees mice -- Darius & the clouds -- And some more -- The family of little feet -- A rice sandwich -- Chanclas -- Hips -- The first job -- Papa who wakes up tired in the dark -- Born bad -- Elenita, cards, palm, water -- Geraldo no last name -- Edna's Ruthie -- The Earl of Tennessee -- Sire -- Four skinny trees -- No speak English -- Rafaela who drinks coconut & papaya juice on Tuesdays -- Sally -- Minerva writes poems -- Bums in the attic -- Beautiful & cruel -- A smart cookie -- What Sally said -- The monkey garden -- Red clowns -- Linoleum roses -- The three sisters -- Alicia & I talking on Edna's steps -- A house of my own -- Mango says goodbye sometimes. Publisher descriptionhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random0414/90050593.html Sandra Cisneros. Book


URLS:
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/bios/random051/90050593.html Materials specified: Contributor biographical informationhttp://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/bios/random051/90050593.html


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: PS3553.I78; Dewey: 813/.54; NLM: PS 3553 .I78


ISBN:
ISBN: 0679734775; 9780679734772; 9780072435177; 0072435178; 9781439500477; 1439500479 LCCN: 90-50593


Work type:
Fiction (fic); Juvenile (no specific ages) (jau)


Edition:
1st Vintage contemporaries


Abstract:
The story of a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago. Capturing her thoughts and emotions in poems and stories, she is able to rise above hopelessness and create a quiet space for herself in the midst of her oppressive surroundings.


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