By Sandra Cisneros
From the writer of The condominium on Mango Street, a richly illustrated compilation of actual tales and nonfiction items that, taken jointly, shape a jigsaw autobiography—an intimate album of a loved literary legend.
From the Chicago neighborhoods the place she grew up and set her groundbreaking The condo on Mango Street to her domicile in Mexico in a quarter the place “my ancestors lived for centuries,” the areas Sandra Cisneros has lived have supplied concept for her now-classic works of fiction and poetry. yet a home of her personal, the place she may perhaps really take root, has eluded her. With this collection—spanning 3 many years, and together with never-before-published work—Cisneros has come domestic finally.
Ranging from the non-public (her parents’ loving and tempestuous marriage) to the political (a rallying cry for one woman’s liberty in Sarajevo) to the literary (a tribute to Marguerite Duras), and written together with her trademark lyricism, those signature items remember transformative stories in addition to exhibit her defining creative and highbrow affects. Poignant, sincere, deeply relocating, this is often an exuberant social gathering of a lifestyles in writing lived to the fullest.
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