The Words of Cesar Chavez
Historical Perspectives: In Their Own Words
The life story of Cesar Chavez, one of the most influential labor leaders of the twentieth century, resonates today. In this significant biography, readers will learn about the man who rose from migrant field worker to become a champion of the voiceless. The narrative interweaves Chavez's own powerful words throughout accessible biographical text. Historical photographs bring the fascinating figure to life, while interesting sidebars and fact boxes offer more background information about both the times in which he lived and his important work.