The Plum Plum Pickers

The Plum Plum Pickers The Clasicos Chicanos Chicano Classics series is intended to ensure the long term accessibility of deserving works of Chicano literature and culture that have become unavailable over the years or that
  • Title: The Plum Plum Pickers
  • Author: Raymond Barrio
  • ISBN: 9780916950514
  • Page: 379
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Plum Plum Pickers
    The Clasicos Chicanos Chicano Classics series is intended to ensure the long term accessibility of deserving works of Chicano literature and culture that have become unavailable over the years or that are in imminent danger of becoming inaccessible Each of the volumes includes an introduction contextualizing the work within Chicano literature and a bibliography of works bThe Clasicos Chicanos Chicano Classics series is intended to ensure the long term accessibility of deserving works of Chicano literature and culture that have become unavailable over the years or that are in imminent danger of becoming inaccessible Each of the volumes includes an introduction contextualizing the work within Chicano literature and a bibliography of works by and about the author The series is designed to be a vehicle that will help in the recuperation of Raza literary history and permit the continued experience and enjoyment of our literature by both present and future generations of readers.The Plum Plum Pickers is a social and proletarian novel that recreates the agricultural milieu where laborers are oppressed by landowners and their politicians, company executives, and groveling foremen.
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  • 122 Comments

  • Apparently this book got great reviews back in the 70s I don t know if the spelling and grammar errors are supposed to be artistic or if it s just really bad editing Artistic or not, I didn t like it It just wasn t for me.


  • This book was my inspiration for my college major American Culture Studies where I dreamt I could become a college professor and teach respect for cultural diversty through fiction I loved it.


  • Barrio s The Plum Plum Pickers depicts the difficulties faced by a migrant community that work on the Turners plum farm in Drawbridge of the Santa Clara County in California The owner of The Western Grande fruit plantation, Frederick Turner, cares none for his produce pickers and only cares about the money they bring him through their labor Barrio paints him as a heartless, greedy man who refuses to provide decent wages and decent living conditions for his workers His manager, Mr Quill feels dis [...]


  • Hailed as an important work of Chicanx Lit, this book takes place in the famed Alviso ghost town called Drawbridge It chronicles the plight of farmworkers in local orchards and fields As I researched Drawbridge s history, I found no evidence of the newspaper, high school, or communities Barrio references I even emailed an employee of the wildlife refuge where the town s remains sink into the marshland she wrote Drawbridge was mostly a vacation place for hunters and anglers, and there were no sch [...]


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