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Film, Video Sandra Cisneros: National Book Festival 2020

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Title

  • Sandra Cisneros: National Book Festival 2020

Summary

  • Sandra Cisneros is one of the most celebrated Latino authors of her generation, best known for her first novel, "The House on Mango Street." A poet, essayist, novelist and Chicana activist, she here speaks about the importance of empathy, a writer's need to have an open heart and the many ways that difficult times have spurred her work and imagination. Her recent book is "A House of My Own: Stories from My Life" (Vintage).

Event Date

  • September 26, 2020

Running Time

  • 15 minutes 51 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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