As per our current Database, Maria Amparo Escandon is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Maria Amparo Escandon is 63 years, 8 months and 9 days old. Maria Amparo Escandon will celebrate 64rd birthday on a Saturday 19th of June 2021. Below we countdown to Maria Amparo Escandon upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Maria Amparo Escandon|
|Age||63 years old|
|Born||June 19, 1957 (Mexico)|
Maria Amparo Escandon’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.
Maria Amparo Escandon was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.
A Mexican-American Novelist, short story Writer, and Screenwriter, she is known for quirky, often female-centered stories that explore multi-cultural themes and make experimental, imaginative use of language. Her best-known works include Esperanza's Box of Saints (1998) and Gonzalez & Daughter Trucking Co. (2005).
She grew up in Mexico City with three siblings and later immigrated to the United States. She published her debut short story in a Mexican journal in the early 1970s.
Her first novel, Esperanza's Box of Saints (1999), was published in both English and Spanish and reached the number one spot on the Los Angeles Times Best Seller list.
She had two children with Benito Martinez-Creel. She and Martinez-Creel later divorced.
She was inspired and influenced by the work of Octavio Paz.