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A novel of cultural clashes, social injustice, and love amongst the migrant farm workers of contemporary California, as seen through the eyes of a young Mexican-American woman.
©1995 Helena Maria Viramontes; (P)2008 Penguin

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A story that embodies the struggling immigrants

Read the book along the auditory, and it truly is a marvelous story of how life is unfair to the underground class that fuels our nation. It depicted the struggling, yet hard working illegal immigrant class through a focus of hope for better days.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Phoenix, AZ, United States
  • 09-15-13

A must read for every American

Where does Under the Feet of Jesus rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

First. (I have only listened to three, so far)

What other book might you compare Under the Feet of Jesus to and why?

any book that is original and unpretentious

Which character – as performed by Nancy Ticotin – was your favorite?

Estrella

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Updating Steinbeck's California

Any additional comments?

Can't wait to read other Viramonte works. This was my introduction to her as a writer.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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I am dumb

maybe I'm dumb. but I didn't understand the point of the story... like I didn't understand the end

1 of 2 people found this review helpful