The Crusades of Cesar Chavez Is Here!
Recommended in starred reviews and hailed by experts in the field, “The Crusades of Cesar Chavez” is the first comprehensive biography of the most significant Latino leader in recent American history. Rigorously researched and riveting in its dramatic arc, this is a searching, empathetic portrayal of a leader whose legacy and lessons have never been more relevant than today.
“The definitive story of this charismatic farm worker and controversial visionary leader whose courage and near-genius as an organizer invigorated the stormy history of American labor.” – Peter Matthiessen, author “Cesar Chavez and the New American Revolution,” a brilliant portrait of Chavez’s movement in its early years.
Visit Crusades of Cesar Chavez for more information about the book, links to additional resources, and a great visual guide to the history, with a dozen rarely-seen photographs.
Upcoming events on The Crusades of Cesar Chavez
April 1, 2014 – Los Angeles Public Library, 7:15 PM, ALOUD panel with Luis Valdez - link here
April 4, 2014 - Texas Union, University of Texas, Austin, 12 PM: “Cesar Chavez, the man, the myths, and the legacy.” - link here
April 5, 2014 – San Antonio Book Festival - link here
April 8, 2014 – Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe, AZ, 7 PM- link here
April 12, 2014 – Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, on the campus of USC - link to full schedule
- 10:30 AM – In conversation with Steve Lopez and Eliseo Medina, Bovard Auditorium
- 12:30 PM – Panel on biography, Hancock Foundation room
April 17, 2014 – Politics & Prose, Washington DC, 7 PM - link here
April 22, 2014 – Powell’s Books, Portland, 7:30 PM - link here
April 24, 2014 – University Bookstore, Seattle, 7 PM - link here
May 6, 2014 – Burbank Library
May 7, 2014 – UC Center, Sacramento, noon
May 28, 2014 – Glendale Library
Sept. 16, 2014 – Santa Monica Community College
Oct 7, 2014 – Newberry Library, Chicago