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Esperanza of ‘Mango Street’ turns 25

March 25, 2009

“In English my name means hope. In Spanish it means too many letters. It means sadness, it means waiting. It is like the number nine. A muddy color. It is the Mexican records my father plays on Sunday mornings when he is shaving, songs for sobbing.”

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Poets and writers share how Sandra Cisneros‘ House on Mango Street has left its mark on them at Steve Bennett’s book blog The Fine Print.

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