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Dreamer In The Fields: My Life as a Child Migrant Farm Worker
Author/Editor: John Hill
ISBN: 978-0976273073
Year Published: 2010
Format: Paperback 
Description: John Hill, the sixth of ten children born to alcoholic parents, recounts the hardships of his life as a child migrant farm worker. He tells of the back-breaking task of picking fruit, vegetables, and cotton, under the harsh California sun; living in filthy migrant shacks; losing months of schooling each term; of parents who constantly drank up all the family's earnings and engaged in violent fights; of a mother who, tired of her husband's abuse and abandoned the family.