Book Title: ...y no se lo trago la tierra / And The Earth Did Not Devour Him (Bilingual Edition) (Spanish and English Edition)
Publisher: Arte Publico Pr
Author: Tomas Rivera
This new edition of a classic novel about the migrant worker experience recounts the experiences of a Mexican-American community through the eyes of a young boy. Forced to leave their home in search of work, the migrants are exploited by farmers, shopkeepers, and even other Mexican Americans, and the boy must forge his identity in the face of exploitation, death and disease, constant moving, and conflicts with school officials.