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Gary Anthony Soto (born April 12, 1952) is an American poet, novelist, and memoirist. ... The New York Times Book Review also honored the book by reprinting six of the poems. In 1985, his memoir ... as editor[edit]. Entrance: Four Latino Poets (1976); California Childhood (1988); Pieces of Heart (1993); Afterlife (1999) ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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Apr 1, 2005 ... Overview. The Afterlife by Gary Soto. You'd think a knife in the ribs would be the end of things, but for Chuy, that's when his life at last gets ...

multiculturallitchild.blogspot.com/2010/07/review-afterlife-by-gary-soto.html

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