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“A classic. . . . This little book has made a great space for itself on the shelf of American literature.” —Julia Alvarez
“Afortunado! Lucky! Lucky the generation who grew up with Esperanza and The House on Mango Street. And lucky future readers. This funny, beautiful book will always be with us.” —Maxine Hong Kingston
“Cisneros draws on her rich [Latino] heritage . . . and seduces with precise, spare prose, creat[ing] unforgettable characters we want to lift off the page. She is not only a gifted writer, but an absolutely essential one.” —Bebe Moore Campbell, The New York Times Book Review
“Marvelous . . . spare yet luminous. The subtle power of Cisneros’s storytelling is evident. She communicates all the rapture and rage of growing up in a modern world.” —San Francisco Cronicle
“A deeply moving novel...delightful and poignant. . . . Like the best of poetry, it opens the windows of the heart without a wasted word.” —Miami Herald
“Sandra Cisneros is one of the most brillant of today’s young writers. Her work is sensitive, alert, nuanceful . . . rich with music and picture.” —Gwendolyn Books
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It was required for an English Comp 2 college class I took. It was an okay read but nothing really too exciting in my opinion.Published 9 days ago by Frank
I love Sandra Cisnero's writing. This book is a life-changer. I bought it for my husband to read because it explains the Latina experience very well.Published 17 days ago by Val
I enjoyed this book by Ms Cisneros , she has a very refreshing, straightforward style, which I enjoyed enormously. Read morePublished 19 days ago by salburkles
A fascinating collage of Mexican-American vignettes. They gradually add up to make a coming-of-age story. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Amazon Customer