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Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

Cisneros, Sandra (Book - 1992 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories
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From the author of the widely acclaimed The House on Mango Street comes a story collection of breathtaking range and authority, 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.
Authors: Cisneros, Sandra
Title: Woman hollering creek and other stories
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1992
Edition: 1st Vintage contemporaries ed
Characteristics: xii, 165 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Sandra Cisneros
Notes: "Originally published in hardcover by Random House, Inc., New York, in 1991"--T.p. verso
Contents: 1. My Lucy friend who smells like corn
My Lucy friend who smells like corn
Eleven
Eleven
Salvador late or early
Mexican movies
Barbie-Q
Mericans
Tepeyac
2. One holy night
One holy night
My Tocaya
3. There was a man, there was a woman
Woman Hollering Creek
The Marlboro man
La fabulosa : a Texas operetta
Remember the Alamo
Never marry a Mexican
Bread
Eyes of Zapata
Anguiano religious articles rosaries statues
Little miracles, kept promises
Los boxers
There was a man, there was a woman
Tin tan tan
Bien pretty
Summary: From the author of the widely acclaimed The House on Mango Street comes a story collection of breathtaking range and authority, 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.
ISBN: 9780679738565
0679738568
Branch Call Number: FICTION CISNEROS 1992
Subject Headings: Mexican-American Border Region Social life and customs Fiction Mexican Americans Social life and customs Fiction
Genre/Form: Short stories
Topical Term: Mexican Americans
LCCN: 91058002
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Sep 17, 2013
  • George Nomikos rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

My first book by Cisneros, what a treat...very talented, lyrical, political

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