Living Up The Street (Mass Market Paperback)

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Description


In a prose that is so beautiful it is poetry, we  see the world of growing up and going somewhere  through the dust and heat of Fresno's industrial  side and beyond: It is a boy's coming of age in the  barrio, parochial school, attending church, public  summer school, and trying to fall out of love so he  can join in a Little League baseball team.

  His is a clarity that rings constantly through the  warmth and wry reality of these sometimes  humorous, sometimes tragic, always human remembrances.

About the Author


Gary Soto has written six poetry collections, prose recollections, and several books of essays.  His first young adult short story collection, Baseball in April and Other Stories, has been one of the most widely discussed and reviewed books of 1990.  He is Associate Professor of Chicano Studies and English at the University of California, Berkeley.  

Praise for Living Up The Street…


“One of those rare books that come from the author’s heart, tempered by his intelligence and made alive by imaginative spirit.”
—San Francisco Chronicle

Product Details ISBN-10: 0440211700
ISBN-13: 9780440211709
Published: Laurel Leaf, 02/01/1992
Pages: 176
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 12
Maximum Age: 17
Minimum Grade Level: 7th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 12th Grade


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