gary soto

April 12 , 1952 present

biography

whois gary soto? R// gary anthony soto is an american author and poet

where was he born? R// april 12,1952 (age 61)

married: carolyn Oda

children: 1-Mariko Heidi Soto

important life information: when he was five years old. As his family had to struggle to find work, he had little time or encouragement in his studies, hence, he was not a good student.[1] Soto notes that in spite of his early academic record, while at high school he found an interest in poetry through writers such as Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, Jules Verne, Robert Frost and Thornton Wilder.[2]

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