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Carton, Debbie. Review of Buried Onions.

Booklist 94 (November 15, 1997): 554. Argues that the unvarnished depiction of barrio life is valuable for adolescent readers.

Echevarria, Roberto Gonzalez. "Growing up North of the Border." New York Times Book Review (May 20,1990): 745. An analy sis of Soto's poetry and prose written before 1990.

Hopf, Mary. Review of Buried Onions. School Library Journal 44 (January 1998): 114.

Focuses on Soto's poetic prose and powerful images.

Ross, Jean W. "Interview with Gary Soto."

Contemporary Authors. Volume 124. Edited by Hal May and Susan Trosky. Detroit: Gale, 1988, pp. 424-27. A revealing interview exploring Soto's development into a poet and novelist.

Soto, Gary. "The Effects of Knut Hamsun on a Fresno Boy." http:/www_docs/ news/releases/info/07 (July 5,1999). An excellent and entertaining essay depicting Soto's early development as a writer.

Soto, Gary. "Who Are Your Readers?" http:/ /garysoto.com/whatsup.html (May 8, 1999). (To be published in American Literary Heritage.) A frank...

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