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The House on Mango Street

by Sandra Cisneros

Paperback, 110 pages, Vintage, List Price: $11 |

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For Esperanza, a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago, life is an endless landscape of concrete and rundown tenements. She tells her story in a series of vignettes, as she tries to rise above the hopelessness of her surroundings and come into her own power.

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