Told in a series of vignettes stunning for their eloquence, this memoir (?) is Sandra Cisneros's greatly admired story of a young girl's growing up in the Latino section of Chicago.
2/5 stars (it was Ok)
Maybe it's because it's told in vignettes, which I guess I'm not too fond of, but I did not care for this book. I really wanted to know more about Esperanza and what her life was like but what I got was little stories about her neighbors and just a little bit about her. I realize that her neighborhood told a lot about her but I wanted to see her home life more. Also not quite sure how much time passes from the beginning of the book until the end. It was a very short book and did not take me long to read.