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Under the feet of Jesus

Author: Helena María Viramontes
Publisher: New York : Dutton, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The life of Mexican fruit pickers in California. The protagonists are a youth who is sprayed with pesticide by a plane and the girl who saves him. The novel describes the harsh conditions under which migrant workers live, the heat, the cramped quarters, the hand-to-mouth existence.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Viramontes, Helena María, 1954-
Under the feet of Jesus.
New York : Dutton, ©1995
(OCoLC)657032038
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helena María Viramontes
ISBN: 0525939490 9780525939498 0452273870 9780452273870
OCLC Number: 31739155
Description: 180 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Helena María Viramontes.

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