Sal Si Puedes [Signed by both PM and Cesar Chavez]

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $625.00

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A nonfiction account of Cesar Chavez and the struggles of the United Farm Workers to form a migrant workers' union to end the dramatic exploitation of temporary farm labor that was so prevalent in the 1960s and 70s. This book was the subject of a lawsuit, and later issues of the first edition came with a legal disclaimer pasted in. Matthiessen also revised it, and a new edition was issued a couple of years later. A significant piece of reporting and social criticism, chronicling one of the important labor movements of the Sixties. signed by Matthiessen and by Cesar Chavez, who comments "This is a beautiful book." Fine in d/w. We are aware of no other copies signed by both Matthiessen and Chavez.

Title: Sal Si Puedes [Signed by both PM and Cesar Chavez]

Author Name: Matthiessen, Peter

Categories: Politics, Labor, Californiana, Biography & Memoirs, U.S. History,

Edition: 1st ed.

Publisher: NY: Random House: 1969

Item: 2.00 lbs

Seller ID: s180622q

Keywords: ufw, labor, california, unions, biography