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- DescriptionPresents a firsthand account of the Dust Bowl refugees, the migrant labour camps, and the growth of labour activism among Anglo and Mexican farm workers in California's agricultural valleys linked by the 'Dirty Plate Trail' (Highway 99). This book draws upon the field notes that the author wrote while in the camps.
- Author BiographySANORA BABB (1907-2005) became an acclaimed short story writer, poet, and author of three novels. DOROTHY BABB (1909-1995) frequently collaborated with Sanora in her work. DOUGLAS WIXSON, Professor Emeritus at the University of Missouri-Rolla, is the author of Worker-Writer in America: Jack Conroy and the Tradition of Midwestern Literary Radicalism, 1898-1990. He currently lives in Austin, Texas.
- PrizesRunner-up for National Council on Public History Best Book Award 2008.
- Author(s)Sanora Babb
- PublisherUniversity of Texas Press
- Date of Publication01/04/2007
- GenreRegional History
- Series TitleHarry Ransom Humanities Research Center Imprint Series
- Place of PublicationAustin, TX
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Texas Press
- Content Note102 b&w photos
- Weight372 g
- Width178 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine11 mm
- Edited byDouglas Wixson
- Photographer(s)Dorothy Babb
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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