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Memories of the moderns

Author: Harry Levin
Publisher: London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago. Capturing her thoughts and emotions in poems and stories, she is able to rise above hopelessness and create a quiet space for herself in the midst of her oppressive surroundings.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Levin
ISBN: 0571117058 9780571117055
OCLC Number: 7676889
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 257 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The house on Mango Street --
Hairs --
Boys & girls --
My name --
Cathy queen of cats --
Our good day --
Laughter --
Gil's furniture bought & sold --
Meme Ortiz --
Louie, his cousin & his other cousin --
Marin --
Those who don't --
There was an old woman she had so many children she didn't know what to do --
Alicia who sees mice --
Darius & the clouds --
And some more --
The family of little feet --
A rice sandwich --
Chanclas --
Hips --
The first job --
Papa who wakes up tired in the dark --
Born bad --
Elenita, cards, palm, water --
Geraldo no last name --
Edna's Ruthie --
The Earl of Tennessee --
Sire --
Four skinny trees --
No speak English --
Rafaela who drinks coconut & papaya juice on Tuesdays --
Sally --
Minerva writes poems --
Bums in the attic --
Beautiful & cruel --
A smart cookie --
What Sally said --
The monkey garden --
Red clowns --
Linoleum roses --
The three sisters --
Alicia & I talking on Edna's steps --
A house of my own --
Mango says goodbye sometimes.
Responsibility: Harry Levin.
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The story of a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago. Capturing her thoughts and emotions in poems and stories, she is able to rise above hopelessness and create a quiet space for herself in the midst of her oppressive surroundings.

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