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Escandón, María Amparo

Overview
Works: 21 works in 118 publications in 14 languages and 2,476 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Religious fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Road films  Maps  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3555.S264, 813.54
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Publications about María Amparo Escandón
Publications by María Amparo Escandón
Most widely held works by María Amparo Escandón
González and Daughter Trucking Co. : a road novel with literary license by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
27 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 966 libraries worldwide
Serving a sentence in a prison in Mexico, Libertad Gonz̀lez finds a clever way to pass the time with the weekly Library Club, reading to her fellow inmates from whatever books she can find in the prison's meager supply. The story that emerges, though, has nothing to do with the words printed on the pages. She tells of a former literature professor and fugitive of the Mexican government who reinvents himself as a trucker in the United States. There he falls in love with a wild woman with whom he shares his truck and his life--that is until Joaqu̕n Gonz̀lez unexpectedly finds himself alone on the road with a baby girl and Gonz̀lez & Daughter Trucking Co. is born. Joaqu̕n and his daughter make the cab of an 18-wheeler their home, sharing everythinǵ⁰₄adventures, books, truck-stop chow, and memories of the girl's mother--until one day the girl grows into a woman, and a chance encounter with one man causes her to rebel against another
Esperanza's box of saints by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
24 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 762 libraries worldwide
A Mexican village woman has a vision that her 12-year-old daughter did not die, as a hospital claims, but was sold into prostitution by a doctor. The search for the girl takes her to Los Angeles. A first novel
Santitos by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
36 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 694 libraries worldwide
Por mandato de san Judas Tadeo, una joven viuda, Esperanza Díaz, viaja en busca de su hija desaparecida desde un pueblito tropical en México hasta los centros de sexo de Estados Unidos, pasando por los prostíbulos de Tijuana
Santitos : sexo, humor e ingenio en una novela mágica by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Esperanza's Box of Saints is a magical, humorous, and passion-filled odyssey about a beautiful young widow's search for her missing child -- a mission that takes her from a humble Mexican village to the rowdy brothels of Tijuana and a rarely seen side of Los Angeles. Rescued from turmoil by her favorite saint, Esperanza embarks on a journey that tests her faith, teaches her the ways of the world, and transforms her from a fervently religious innocent to an independent, sexual, and passionately devout woman
Portrait of artists as Latino immigrants ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The stories of four Latino artists who immigrated to California
Santitos by Alejandro Springall( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Emprenda un viaje con Esperanza (Dolores Heredia) por un mundo mágico, apasionado y lleno de humor, que va desde Tlacotalpan, Veracruz, pasando por Tijuana hasta llegar a los Ángeles en busca de su única hija. Guiada por los santos de su devoción, Esperanza cumple con su misión que explora la naturaleza del pecado, absolución y dolor de la perdida y la resurrección del deseo."--Envase
González & Datter Transport Co. : en road novel med litterære friheder by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in Danish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Esperanza i jej święci by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Polish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
González & Datter Transport Co. en road novel med litterære friheder by María Amparo Escandón( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in Danish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Esperanza's box : box of saints by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Firma przewozowa González & Córka by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Polish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Esperanza e il suo angelo giustiziere by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Italian and held by 1 library worldwide
Colonial cities : Mexico by Peter Dreiband( Book )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
El misterio de las palabras : cuentos by Victoria Navarro( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
Dragi moji sveci by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Serbian and held by 1 library worldwide
Esperanzas dotter by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Swedish and held by 1 library worldwide
Esperanza et ses saints : roman by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Esperanzas dotter by María Amparo Escandón( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in Swedish and held by 1 library worldwide
Transportes González e hija : una vida sobre ruedas by María Amparo Escandón( Article )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Maria Amparo Escandón : a special author event ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
María Amparo Escandón, an award-winning Mexican American novelist and screenplay writer, gives a reading from her two novels "Esperanza's box of saints" and "Gonzalez & Daughter Trucking Co." and speaks about her writing life
 
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Alternative Names
Amparo Escandón, María
Amparo Escandón, María 1957-
Escandón, María Amparo
María Amparo Escandón Amerikaans filmproducente
María Amparo Escandón Mexican-American writer
María Amparo Escandón producteur de cinéma américain
María Amparo Escandón produttore cinematografico statunitense
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Languages
Spanish (53)
English (38)
German (4)
French (4)
Danish (4)
Italian (3)
Finnish (2)
Swedish (2)
Polish (2)
Serbian (1)
Esperanto (1)
Dutch (1)
Malayalam (1)
Czech (1)
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