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Arte Publico Press, 1973 - Fiction - 236 pages
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ARTE PUBLICO'S reprint of Villasenor's first novel details 17-year-old Roberto Garcia s journey from the state of Michoacan, Mexico to his illegal entry into the United States. Hi backbreaking work in the vegetable fields of California and workers' divided. sentiments over Cesar Chavez's efforts to unionize the workers are detailed in a spare style that many critics have compared to John Steinbeck.

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About the author (1973)

Victor Villasenor vive en California en el rancho donde fue criado. Es autor de numerosos obras editoriales y aclamadas obras, entre ellas Lluvia de oro, Jurado: La Gente vs. Juan Corona, y AMacho!.

Victor Villasenor's bestselling, critically acclaimed works, as well as his inspiring lectures, have brought him the honor of many awards. Most recently he was selected as the founding chair of the John Steinbeck Foundation. He lives in Oceanside, California.

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