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    • The Crusades of Cesar Chavez

    • A Biography
    • By: Miriam Pawel
    • Narrated by: Jackson Gutierrez
    • Length: 21 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the first comprehensive biography of Chavez, Miriam Pawel offers a searching yet empathetic portrayal. Chavez emerges here as a visionary figure with tragic flaws; a brilliant strategist who sometimes stumbled; and a canny, streetwise organizer whose pragmatism was often at odds with his elusive, soaring dreams.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It seemed honest

    • By Paula on 09-18-14

    Regular price: $34.94

    • The Union of their Dreams

    • Power, Hope, and Struggle in Cesar Chavez's Farm Worker Movement
    • By: Miriam Pawel
    • Narrated by: Roxanne Hernandez
    • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A generation of Americans came of age boycotting grapes, swept up in a movement that vanquished California's most powerful industry and accomplished the unthinkable: dignity and contracts for farm workers. Four decades later, Cesar Chavez's likeness graces postage stamps, and dozens of schools and streets have been renamed in his honor. But the real story of Chavez's farm workers' movement - both its historic triumphs and its tragic disintegration - has remained buried beneath the hagiography.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • History: The Struggle for a Better Tomorrow (2010): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Panel 1042

    • By: Mr. Peter Schrag, Mr. Richard Rayner, Ms. Miriam Pawel
    • Narrated by: Ms. Celeste Fremon
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.</

    Regular price: $2.93