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Escandón, María Amparo

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Works: 31 works in 91 publications in 11 languages and 2,689 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Religious fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Film adaptations 
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
Esperanza's box of saints by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 828 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 )
29 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 740 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
González and Daughter Trucking Co. : a road novel with literary license by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 538 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
Transportes González e Hija by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 504 libraries worldwide
Libertad GonzAlez, puesta en prisiOn por un crimen que no revelarA inaugura el club de lectura semanal de la biblioteca, leyendo a sus compaNeras de prisiOn de cualquier libro a su alcance, desde Los tres mosqueteros hasta Gu'a Fodor's de puertos del Caribe. La historia que surge, no tiene nada que ver con las palabras impresas en esas pginas. En su lugar, ella relata la historia de un ex profesor de literatura, prOfugo del gobierno mexicano, que se reinventa como troquero de larga distancia en los Estados Unidos donde se enamora de la mujer que darA a luz a su nica hija. Cuando repentinamente, Joaqu'n Gonzlez, se encuentra solo en la ruta con una bebita, nace la compaNia Transportes GonzAlez e Hija. Padre e hija hacen su hogar en la cabina del camiOn de 18 ruedas y comparten todo'aventuras, libros, comidas en los paraderos de camioneros y recuerdos de la mujer que fuera la madre de la chica ' hasta que un dia la niNa se convierte en mujer y un encuentro fortuito con un hombre la provocan a rebelarse contra otro
Esperanza et ses saints by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in French and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Un conte d'initiation spirituelle à travers ce portrait de jeune veuve mexicaine à la recherche de sa fille adolescente soi disant morte mais qu'un saint lui annonce toujours vivante. Sa quête à travers un univers glauque la mène à la découverte d'elle-même. Premier roman d'une Mexicaine qui vit à Los Angeles qui livre une réflexion audacieuse sur la religion et le sexe
Santitos by Alejandro Springall( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 9 libraries worldwide
After a young and beautiful widow loses her daughter to a rare virus, she is led to believe that her daughter is still alive by an apparition of St. Jude, and sets off to Tijuana and Los Angeles to find her finding love in the process
Portrait of artists as Latino immigrants ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The stories of four Latino artists who immigrated to California
De heilige reis van Esperanza by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Dutch and held by 7 libraries worldwide
De lange zoektocht naar haar vermoedelijk overleden dochtertje brengt een wanhopig verdrietige weduwe in Mexico met hulp van enkele beschermheiligen naar een nieuwe fase in haar leven
Esperanza und die Heiligen Roman by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Esperanza e la scatola dei santini : romanzo by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in Italian and held by 6 libraries worldwide
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
Santitos : sexo, humor e ingenio en una novela mágica by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 4 libraries worldwide
De lange zoektocht naar haar vermoedelijk overleden dochtertje brengt een wanhopig verdrietige weduwe in Mexico met hulp van enkele beschermheiligen naar een nieuwe fase in haar leven
Santitos by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Gōṇsālasint̲e makaḷ by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Malayalam and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Novel on social theme
Firma przewozowa González & Córka by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in Polish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Všichni Esperanzini svatí by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Czech and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Gonzalez & daugter trucking co by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Esperanza i jej święci by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 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
Dragi moji sveci by María Amparo Escandón( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Serbian and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Amparo Escandón, María 1957-
Escandón, María Amparo
Languages
Spanish (39)
English (26)
French (3)
Italian (3)
German (2)
Danish (2)
Polish (2)
Serbian (1)
Dutch (1)
Malayalam (1)
Czech (1)
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