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  • [Chavez, Cesar] Young, Jan.

    Edition: Revised edition.

    New York: Julian Messner, 1974. dj. Hardcover - Describes the causes and events of the California grape picker's strike, and Chavez's role in it. Photographs, suggestions for further readings, index. 191 pp. ISBN: 0-671-325051.

    Condition: Ex-library, in sturdy library binding, no dj.

    Book ID: 23959
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  • BAREFOOT HEART: Stories of a Migrant Child. by Hart, Elva Trevino.
    Hart, Elva Trevino.
    BAREFOOT HEART: Stories of a Migrant Child.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingue, 1999. SIGNED first edition - An autobiographical account of growing up in a family of migrant farm workers. Born in south Texas, Hart spent her childhood moving back and forth between this small segregated southern Texas town and the fields in Minnesota. SIGNED by the author on the half title page and dated in the year of publication. 238 pp. ISBN: 0-927534-819.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 26486
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  • BREAKING THROUGH. by Jimenez, Francisco.
    Jimenez, Francisco.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (2001.). A memoir of one boy's struggle to survive in the California migrant workers camps, A sequel to his award-winning autobiographical novel, 'The Circuit', this has cover praise from Sandra Cisneros, Rudolfo Anaya and more. 195 pp plus photographs. ISBN: 0-618-342486.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 50161
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  • HUELGA: The First Hundred Days of the Great Delano Grape Strike. by Nelson, Eugene.
    Nelson, Eugene.
    HUELGA: The First Hundred Days of the Great Delano Grape Strike.

    Edition: 2nd printing, a trade paperback (just one month after the first printing).

    Delano, CA: Farm Worker Press, (1966). The author, the son of Modesto grape rancher, was a picket captain during the early days of the strike - this is a personal account of his experiences (not an official history). Illustrated with photographs by George Ballis, Harvey Richards, Bill Berg and Bill Esher. This book is the second project of the Farm Worker Press which was founded in 1964 by Cesar Chavez. vii1, 122 pp.

    Condition: Near fine (some staining to upper corner of front cover, otherwise tight and clean).

    Book ID: 74188
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  • THE FRINGE. by Rudge, Mary R. (1928-2014)
    Rudge, Mary R. (1928-2014)

    Edition: Limited edition, stated.

    By the author, (1975). First edition - A collection of poems, many set in Mexico where Rudge lived and studied art, and illustrated throughout with her drawings. Rudge was named the first Poet Laureate of Alameda (a title she held until her death) as well as receiving many other awards, but she was also well known for her art - she had several one woman shows of her works in both Mexico and the United States. She was also known as an advocate for the homeless, artists, poets and those suffering poverty and discrimination. This volume includes "eating succulent joy of plum" which she wrote as a gift to the Farm Workers' Benefit. Unpaginated (a slim volume of 36 pp)

    Condition: Near fine in stapled brown wrappers with red lettering and drawing on the front cover.

    Book ID: 77651
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