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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, novelist, and children's author known for his reflections on the Chicano experience.

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Working left little time for school, and when Soto did go, he made very poor marks . While attending Roosevelt High School, he maintained a D average, and ...

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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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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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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.

www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/gary-soto

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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Apr 1, 2005 ... The Paperback of the The Afterlife by Gary Soto at Barnes & Noble. ... The subject of the book is how Chuy, the main character, dies and turns into .... to be looking better to Chuy in the afterlife than they did in his previous life.