The House on Mango Street
The House on Mango Street
by Sandra Cisneros
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The House on Mango Street Chapter 2 Summary


  • Everyone in the narrator's family has different hair – she describes Papa's, her own, Carlos', Nenny's, and Kiki's.
  • But the narrator likes her mother's hair the best – it's all done up in pincurls and smells like warm bread. The smell of her mother's hair makes the narrator feel safe.

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