Chasing the Harvest

Reading Chasing The Harvest Gabriel Thompson Lives From An Invisible Community The Migrant Farmworkers Of The United States The Grapes Of Wrath Brought National Attention To The Condition Of California S Migrant Farmworkers In The 1930s Cesar Chavez And The United Farm Workers Grape And Lettuce Boycotts Captured The Imagination Of The United States In The 1960s And 70s Yet Today, The Stories Of The Than 800,000 Men, Women, And Children Working In California S Fields One Third Of The Nation S Agricultural Work Force Are Rarely Heard, Despite The Persistence Of Wage Theft, Dangerous Working Conditions, And Uncertain Futures This Book Of Oral Histories Makes The Reality Of Farm Work Visible In Accounts Of Hardship, Bravery, Solidarity, And Creativity In California S Fields, As Real People Struggle To Win New Opportunities For Future Generations AMONG THE NARRATORS Maricruz, A Single Mother Fired From A Packing Plant After Filing A Sexual Assault Complaint Against Her Supervisor Roberto, A Vineyard Laborer In The Scorching Coachella Valley Who Became An Advocate For Humane Working Conditions After His Teenage Son Almost Died Of Heatstroke Oscar, An Elementary School Teacher In Salinas Who Wants To Free His Students From A Life In The Fields, The Fate That Once Awaited Him As A Child.Chasing the Harvest

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[ Ebook ] ➨ Chasing the Harvest  Author Gabriel Thompson –
  • Paperback
  • 336 pages
  • Chasing the Harvest
  • Gabriel Thompson
  • 27 September 2017
  • 1786632217

10 thoughts on “Chasing the Harvest

  1. says:

    As a child, and grandchild, of migrant farm workers from Mexico this book has given me an unexpected and powerful insight into the hard work, pride, and struggles that my family went through to give me the charmed life I have today.What struck me the most about this book is the insight, color, and corroboration that the interviews gave to the stories I ve heard from my family While I took all of the stories I heard from my family to heart, reading similar stories from strangers really helped un As a child, and ...

  2. says:

    i really enjoyed reading the various backgrounds and perspectives in this collection of stories it leaves me wishing their voices were to be continuously shared amplified with everyone people in the state, and the country hope this book becomes required reading for the state of california we all n...

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