Jeannette C. Velasquez, Hollister, CA

“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

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Bob Valenzuela The Hollister Pinnacle, May 29, 2002

…No Steinbeck prose to romanticize the hard life…or to deify the poor… It would make an excellent screenplay…”

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Lewis Grizwold, The Fresno Bee

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…”

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