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Against the Odds : Memoirs of a Migrant Worker - Celia Castillo

Against the Odds

Memoirs of a Migrant Worker

Paperback Published: 29th April 2010
ISBN: 9781426907579
Number Of Pages: 168

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Against the Odds underscores difficulties and struggles of an uprooted family life from a simple quiet farm life to a migrating existence as a result of the Great Depression. In addition to a low economy, prejudice, racism and bigotry made it much more difficult to survive and succeed in an adaptive way of life. A life which became a two-fold process. One side consisted of constant moving from field to field searching for work. The second phase was trying to keep up with school work and formal education in a limited or short sessions. Both phases offered learning opportunities in that migrating offered vital educational experiences while formal education reinforced a different type of discipline. The different types of experiences complemented each other and allowed paramount importance if handled effectively for eventual success.

ISBN: 9781426907579
ISBN-10: 1426907575
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 29th April 2010
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 13.97  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.2

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