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Gary Anthony Soto (born April 12, 1952) is an American poet, novelist, and memoirist. ... He did graduate work in poetry writing at the University of California, Irvine, where he was the first Mexican-American to earn a M.F.A. in 1976. He states ...

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Gary Soto - Poet - Born in Fresno, California, in 1952, Gary Soto is a poet, ... Gary Soto. 2016. Where did the shooting stars go? They flit across my childhood sky

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Gary Soto was born on April 12, 1952, the second child of Manuel and Angie Soto. ... Working left little time for school, and when Soto did go, he made very poor ...

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You can always spot bright people. - Gary Soto. They are reading a book. Gary Soto. Gary Soto has published more than forty books for children, young adults ...

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When did you first start writing? I was twenty and a student at Fresno City College , when I discovered an array of contemporary American poets. My favorite then ...

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In order to understand the influence of an urban setting on Gary Soto's writing, we must first examine the impact that an urban environment had on Gary Soto's ...

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Gary Soto is known for a body of work that deals with the realities of growing up in ... though he did not excel in school, by the time he was an adolescent Soto ...

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I was born and raised in Fresno, California, and grew up in the barrio, which is a Spanish word for neighborhood. When I was younger I wanted to be a priest or ...

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In one of his essays, Gary Soto writes that as a child, he had imagined he would " marry Mexican poor, work Mexican hours, and in the end die a Mexican death, broke and in despair. ... As long as we did that, there was a reason to be proud.

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Gary Soto was born on April 12, 1952, in Fresno, California. .... of a teen boy, Jesús, but called Chury, who dies as the result of random, senseless violence in.