La Casa en Mango Street
La novela mejor vendida, trata de una niÃ±a que crece en una de las comunidades latinas de Chicago-algunas veces le romperÃ¡ el corazÃ³n y otras veces le darÃ¡ gran alegrÃa-describe un nuevo paisaje americano a travÃ©s de sus mÃºltiples personajes. -"Una novela profundamente conmovedora . . .... show more
La novela mejor vendida, trata de una niÃ±a que crece en una de las comunidades latinas de Chicago-algunas veces le romperÃ¡ el corazÃ³n y otras veces le darÃ¡ gran alegrÃa-describe un nuevo paisaje americano a travÃ©s de sus mÃºltiples personajes. -"Una novela profundamente conmovedora . . . Como lo mejor de la poesÃa, abre las ventanas del corazÃ³n sin desperdiciar las palabras." -Miami Herald.
Publish date: October 18th 1994
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
, Read For School
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
, Short Stories
, High School
I started reading The House on Mango Street without really researching anything about it. I could really tell that the author is also a poet—the beauty of the language and the descriptions was stunning. If you are looking for something plot-driven, this is not your book. But if you are willing to sa...
Sandra Cisneros is a writer I had known about for years. But it wasn't until 3 days ago that I began reading this, her debut novel. "THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET." It's a short novel filled with chapters that tell their own story of a young Chicana girl (Esperanza Cordero) who lives in a modest neighbo...
This book will always remind me of my sophomore year of high school (and it's inextricably intertwined with Suzanne Vega in my head). Each vignette is very short and best read slowly. I found this a satisfying reread after all of these neatly tied up stories I've been reading lately. Some characters...
Acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught everywhere from inner-city grade schools to universities across the country, and translated all over the world, The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero. Told in a series of vignettes – sometimes heartbreaking...
House on Mango Street is not a novel. The blurb lies. It is a series of short stories (vignettes) all about one girl named Esperanza Cordero.I was not a big fan of the writing. I hated it, actually. I feel like every time I actually got interested in a story, it would be over. They're SO short. It's...