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Cisneros, Sandra

Overview
Works: 256 works in 775 publications in 13 languages and 31,600 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Poetry  Bildungsromans  Short stories  Young adult works  History  Interviews  Documentary films 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Narrator, Other, Speaker
Classifications: PS3553.I78, 813.54
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The house on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros( Book )
162 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 7,548 libraries worldwide
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
Caramelo, or, Puro cuento : a novel by Sandra Cisneros( Book )
104 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 4,658 libraries worldwide
During her family's annual car trip from Chicago to Mexico City, Lala Reyes listens to stories about her family, including her grandmother, the descendant of famous shawl makers, one of which has come into Lala's possession
Woman hollering creek, and other stories by Sandra Cisneros( Book )
25 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,581 libraries worldwide
The author of The House on Mango Street gives voice to characters on both sides of the Mexican border, from a young girl harboring special secrets to a witch woman circling above her village
Loose woman : poems by Sandra Cisneros( Book )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,332 libraries worldwide
A candid, sexy and wonderfully mood-strewn collection of poetry that celebrates the female aspects of love, from the reflective to the overtly erotic. Seductive, earthy, at times confessional, Sandra Cisneros's vibrant new collection of poetry celebrates the female aspects of love - from the reflective to the overtly erotic - in a voice recognizable from her powerful works of fiction. These poems offer narratives as formally elegant as they are emotional and accessible. They are bound together by the voice of one woman, whose language spans cultures and continents. She is a woman who finds great strength from her roots in the barrio, and who knows better than to take herself too seriously, even as she struggles with the anguish of making sense - and making love - in a world she feels compelled to write about. With a multiplicity of moods tumbling through its lines - joyous and introspective, tender and ruthless, self-mocking and sincere, often funny and sometimes wild and rude - Loose Woman offers intoxicating poems of extraordinary insight and vivid imagination
My wicked, wicked ways by Sandra Cisneros( Book )
41 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
A collection of poetry attests to the author's original passion and reveals her talent for employing the precision and musicality of language in verses both comic and sad
Have you seen Marie? by Sandra Cisneros( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 1,158 libraries worldwide
"The word "orphan" might not seem to apply to a fifty-three-year-old woman. Yet this is exactly how Sandra feels as she finds herself motherless, alone like "a glove left behind at the bus station." What just might save her is her search for someone else gone missing: Marie, the black-and-white cat of her friend, Roz, who ran off the day they arrived from Tacoma. As Sandra and Roz scour the streets of San Antonio, posting flyers and asking everywhere, "Have you seen Marie?" the pursuit of this one small creature takes on unexpected urgency and meaning."--Jacket
The house on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 713 libraries worldwide
For Esperanza, a young girl growing up in the Hispanic quarter of Chicago, life is an endless landscape of concrete and run-down tenements, and she tries to rise above the hopelessness
Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Swedish and held by 547 libraries worldwide
During her family's annual car trip from Chicago to Mexico City, a young Mexican American woman listens to stories about her family, including her grandmother, the descendant of a renowned dynasty of shawl makers
Hairs = Pelitos by Sandra Cisneros( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 443 libraries worldwide
A girl describes how each person in the family has hair that looks and acts different, Papa's like a broom, Kiki's like fur, and Mama's with the sweet smell of bread before it's baked
La casa en Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 442 libraries worldwide
A novel of a young girl, Esperanza Cordero, growing up in the Latino section of Chicago. Her neighborhood is one of harsh realities and harsh beauty. Esperanza doesn't want to belong - not to her run-down neighborhood, and not to the low expectations the world has for her.--
Vintage Cisneros by Sandra Cisneros( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the great modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions. "Sandra Cisneros knows both that the heart can be broken and that it can rise and soar like a bird. Whatever story she chooses to tell, we should be listening for a long time to come." 'The Washington Post Book World A winner of the PEN Center West Award for Best Fiction and the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship, Sandra Cisneros evokes working-class Latino experience with an irresistible mix of realism and lyrical exuberance. Vintage Cisneros features an excerpt from her bestselling novel The House on Mango Street, which has become a favorite in school classrooms across the country. Also included are a chapter from her new novel, Caramelo; a generous selection of poems from My Wicked Wicked Ways and Loose Woman; and seven stories from her award-winning collection Woman Hollering Creek. From the Trade Paperback edition
Sandra Cisneros ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Sandra Cisneros reads her story "Eleven" and other works and is interviewed by Dorothy Allison on Oct. 8, 1996
Loose woman Woman Hollering Creek ; The house on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 207 libraries worldwide
The house on Mango Street: A novel of a young girl, Esperanza Cordero, growing up in the Latino section of Chicago. Her neighborhood is one of harsh realities and harsh beauty. Esperanza doesn't want to belong - not to her run-down neighborhood, and not to the low expectations the world has for her
Have you seen Marie? by Sandra Cisneros( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
"The word 'orphan' might not seem to apply to a fifty-three-year old woman. Yet this is exactly how Sandra feels as she finds herself motherless, alone like 'a glove left behind at the bus station.' What just might save her is her search for someone else gone missing: Marie, the black-and-white cat of her friend, Roz, who ran off the day they arrived from Tacoma. As Sandra and Roz scour the streets of San Antonio, the pursuit of this one small creature takes on unexpected urgency and meaning"--Container
The Signet book of American essays ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
A compendium of commentary, criticism and oratory excellence from throughout the nation's history. From the wisdom of Benjamin Franklin to the outspoken empowerment of Gloria Steinem, from the satire of Mark Twain to the seriousness of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the collection offers the opportunity to learn the subtle arts of persuasion and rational argument as exemplified in these great American dissertations
Loose woman by Sandra Cisneros( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Chicago ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Woman hollering creek and other stories by Sandra Cisneros( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of stories whose characters give voice to the vibrant and varied life on both sides of the Mexican border. From a young girl revealing secrets to a witch woman circling above the village on a predawn flight, the women in these stories offer tales of pure discovery
The desert is no lady women artists and writers of the Southwest ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Women artists and writers discuss the influences of southwestern culture, geography and demographics on their work
The time of the doves : a novel by Mercè Rodoreda( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 31 libraries worldwide
With her mercurial husband dead and the Spanish Civil War raging, Natalia struggles to protect her two small children and clings to memories of her brief marriage and its equal portions of joy and misery
 
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Alternative Names
Cisneros, S. 1954-
Sandra Cisneros Amerikaans romanschrijfster
Sandra Cisneros US-amerikanische Autorin
Xisineiluosi, Sangdela
ساندرا سیسنروس
시스네로스, 산드라 1954-
씨스네로스, 쌘드라 1954-
シスネロス, サンドラ
桑德拉·希斯内羅絲
Languages
English (342)
Spanish (87)
German (16)
Italian (9)
Chinese (8)
Korean (3)
Dutch (3)
Croatian (2)
Swedish (2)
Catalan (2)
French (1)
Japanese (1)
Danish (1)
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