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The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
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Audiobook narrated by author, Sandra Cisneros

It appears that before today I had only read a few of the vignettes presented in this text during my public school years. First, I noticed that every teacher(including me) that does any part of this book in their ELA classroom pronounces Mango incorrectly. It's supposed to be "Mawn-Go" not "Mang- Go." I wonder if my grade eight English teacher knows... Second, I had never heard Sandra Cisneros speak before, she certainly has a very youthful voice. Quite frankly, this works as her character, Esperanza, is quite young.

Although I feel that it's a "nice" story and certainly introduces a voice in the literary world that until its publication was non-existent, I just think it was an okay read.
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Reading Progress

March 5, 2013 – Shelved
May 13, 2017 – Started Reading
May 13, 2017 – Finished Reading
August 14, 2017 – Shelved as: audio-books
August 21, 2018 – Shelved as: books-i-own

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