By Jacques E. Levy,Fred Ross Jr.,Jacqueline M. Levy
“[An] particularly attention-grabbing and intimate oral heritage . . . opposed to a historical past of resorts and all-night cafés and moves, the excessive reduction during which the characters stand out is really interesting. Jacques Levy’s biography of Chavez has unforgettable descriptive passages and superb photographs.” —The Nation
Mexican-American civil rights and exertions activist Cesar Chavez (1927–1993), involves existence during this shiny portrait of the charismatic and influential fighter who boycotted supermarkets and took on firms, the govt, and the strong Teamsters Union. Jacques E. Levy received remarkable entry to Chavez and the United Farm employees Union in scripting this account of 1 of the main profitable hard work activities in heritage which may additionally function a guidebook for social and political switch.
“[The] definitive paintings. The book’s significant contribution lies in its portrait of the fellow himself—deeply spiritual in a nearly mystical type; a committed battler, yet now not a devoted hater; a pacesetter who not just won't ask, yet won't let his fans to make the sacrifices he has made.” —Publishers Weekly
“One of the heroic figures of our time.” —Senator Robert F. Kennedy
Jacques E. Levy (1927–2004), a prize-winning journalist, spent six years with Cesar Chavez learning and scripting this book.
Fred Ross Jr. is a spokesperson for the provider staff’ overseas Union and the son of Fred Ross, Chavez’s mentor.
Jacqueline Levy is the daughter of Jacques E. Levy and a highschool technological know-how instructor in Sonoma County, California.
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Cesar Chavez: Autobiography of La Causa by Jacques E. Levy,Fred Ross Jr.,Jacqueline M. Levy