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A house of my own : stories from my life
A house of my own : stories from my life
Cisneros, Sandra, author.
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First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Physical Description:
382 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
"From the Chicago neighborhoods where she grew up and set her groundbreaking The House on Mango Street to her abode in Mexico, in a region where "my ancestors lived for centuries, " the places Sandra Cisneros has lived have provided inspiration for her now-classic works of fiction and poetry. But a house of her own, where she could truly take root, has eluded her. With this collection--spanning nearly three decades, and including never-before-published work--Cisneros has come home at last."--
General Note:
"This is a Borzoi book" --Title page verso.
Introduction -- Hydra House -- No Place Like Home -- Luis Omar Salinas -- Falling in Love with Enamoramiento -- Marguerite Duras -- Huipiles -- Vivan los Muertos -- Straw into Gold -- A Tango for Astor -- Only Daughter -- Letter to Gwendolyn Brooks -- My Wicked Wicked Ways -- Who Wants Stories Now -- La Casa Que Canta -- Mercè Rodoreda -- The House on Mango Street's Tenth Birthday -- I Can Live Sola and I Love to Work -- Tapicero's Daughter -- Guadalupe the Sex Goddess -- ¡Que Vivan los Colores! -- Tenemos Layaway, or, How I Became an Art Collector -- An Ofrenda for My Father on Day of the Dead -- Un Poquito de Tu Amor -- Eduardo Galeano -- Infinito Botánica -- El Pleito/The Quarrel -- To Seville, with Love -- A White Flower -- Señor Cappuccino -- Natural Daughter -- A Girl Called Daydreamer -- A House of My Own -- An Ofrenda for My Mother -- Resurrections -- Ten Thousand -- The Author Reponds to Your Letter Requesting My Book Be Banned from the School Library -- The Girl Who Became a Saint: Teresa Urrea -- Chavela Vargas: Una Mujer Muy Mujer -- Chocolate and Donuts -- Akumal -- A Borrowed House -- Epilogue: Mi Casa Es Su Casa -- Pilón: Infinito -- Resting Place/Descano -- Acknowledgments.
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