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By Ilan Stavans

Labor chief, social justice suggest, Chicano chief, and humanitarian are just a few of the multifaceted renderings of César Chávez. Ilan Stavans has compiled essays and first-person narratives that catch the a number of dimensions of this storied determine. in this case, Stavans's selection of well timed articles separates truth from fiction, or as he places it the "objective is the other of hagiography."

Broken into sections, César Chávez explores quite a few subject matters principal to knowing the particular individual rather than a shadowy apparition. the 1st half, "Considerations" deals serious tests of Chávez's existence that make the most of varied methods to figuring out his lifestyles, together with cultural reports reviews, old narrative that offer priceless context, or even eulogies following his premature demise. the second one part, "Voices" comprises own reflections on Chávez's existence that discover his religiosity, his function as an "everyman," and the decline of the United Farm employees union. The name is bound to aid readers in higher comprehending this groundbreaking exertions leader.

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