The Afterlife

  • by Gary Soto
  • Narrated by Robert Ramirez
  • 4 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Adept at portraying Latino teenage culture, author Gary Soto has won many honors, including an ALA Best Book Award for his young adult novels. After an East Fresno student is murdered, his mind leaves his body. Now he must get used to being an invisible spirit, one who watches his friends and family deal with his death.


What the Critics Say

"[Soto] not only paints the scenery brilliantly but also captures the pain that follows an early death." (Booklist)


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Customer Reviews

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- Kate Harmon

greates book ever

If you could sum up The Afterlife in three words, what would they be?

ive been reading this book 3 years already

What did you like best about this story?

how he tells his story its just you feel like your there

Which scene was your favorite?

when he falls in love with rachel

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?


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- Leslie Torres

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-31-2006
  • Publisher: Recorded Books