9780826317971

The Circuit

  • ISBN 13:

    9780826317971

  • ISBN 10:

    0826317979

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 09/01/1997
  • Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Pr

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Summary

"'La frontera'...I heard it for the first time back in the late 1940s when Papa and Mama told me and Roberto, my older brother, that someday we would take a long trip north, cross la frontera, enter California, and leave our poverty behind." So begins this honest and powerful account of a family's journey to the fields of California -- to a life of constant moving, from strawberry fields to cotton fields, from tent cities to one-room shacks, from picking grapes to topping carrots and thinning lettuce. Seen through the eyes of a boy who longs for an education and the right to call one palce home, this is a story of survival, faith, and hope. It is a journey that will open readers' hearts and minds.

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