Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

by

Sandra Cisneros

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A friend of the first speaker in “The Marlboro Man.” Romelia used to live with a man the first speaker claims was the Marlboro Man, though at the end of the conversation it becomes clear that this is likely inaccurate. Nonetheless, the man Romelia lived with was gay and lived wildly, often taking his clothes off in public—a fact that entertains the two speakers in their rambling conversation.
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Romelia Character Timeline in Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories

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The Marlboro Man
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...Marlboro Man. “Durango was his name,” says the first voice. She explains that her friend Romelia used to live with him. “You know her, in fact,” she says to the other... (full context)
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...saying the Marlboro Man died of cancer, not AIDS. She goes on to say that Romelia lived with him in the countryside, where the couple threw huge parties. Apparently the Marlboro... (full context)