“I just started my third reading of this book; I concluded that I would like to see a sequel.
I first met the Hughart family at our one room school in Panoche Valley in San Benito County, California in Read more
…No Steinbeck prose to romanticize the hard life…or to deify the poor… It would make an excellent screenplay…”
Lewis Grizwold, The Fresno Bee, Visalia Week, May 11, 2002
… The beauty of the book is that it could be the story of any child of migrant workers from Oklahoma…”