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Farmworker's Friend
Author/Editor: David R. Collins
ISBN: 1575050315
Year Published: 1996
Format: Library Edition and Paperback 
Description: Collins begins with Chavez as a child growing up in a migrant worker environment and goes on to detail the dedicated activist's notable career in the movement to achieve better working conditions for Mexican farm laborers in California and elsewhere. Set against the backdrop of turbulent times, aspects of Chavez' personal life are smoothly blended with his continued struggles to improve the plight of his fellow man. The book is enriched by black-and-white photgraphs and authenticated by the inclusion of a notes section providing additional information on incidents mentioned in the text. An extensive bibliography (from which all the quotes appearing in the book were taken) is appended.