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Summary: In the first two pages of this novel, the main character is murdered at a ..... In "The Afterlife" by Gary Soto is about a teenage boy who's name is Chuy ...


Chuy is only seventeen when he dies, stabbed to death in the bathroom of a nightclub after telling a man he liked his shoes. He drifts up from his body and ...


Not many authors kill their main character on page two, but when Gary Soto does in The Afterlife the tactic results in a richly textured coming of age story. Chuy is ...


Returning to the Mexican-American community which he has made a career of chronicling, Soto (Baseball in April) pens a sort of Lovely Bone.


Most people think that when you're alive you live life to the fullest, not after death. That's n.


Jul 1, 2010 ... Author: Gary Soto. Title: The Afterlife. Illustrator: none noted. Publisher: Harcourt, Inc. Publication Date: 2003. ISBN: 0-15-204774-3. Summary:.


Gary Soto's new young adult novel, The Afterlife, is similar to Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones but for adolescent boys and somewhat better written. Gary Soto is ...


Oct 31, 2011 ... That being said, The Afterlife, by Gary Soto (Harcourt, 2003, 168 pages), ... as it were, and no-one living can see him, Soto is not particularly concerned with .... Women in SF&F Month: Final Week Summary & End of April 2017.


Apr 1, 2005 ... The Paperback of the The Afterlife by Gary Soto at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $25 or more! ... Overview. You'd think a knife in the ribs ...

May 11, 2009 ... Gary Soto's novel, The Afterlife, receives the book trailer treatment. I created this for a class I taught on using MovieMaker (although this was ...