Y No Se Lo Trago la Tierra/And The Earth Did Not Devour Him
Title: Y No Se Lo Trago la Tierra/And The Earth Did Not Devour Him
Author: Tomas Rivera
Publisher: Arte Publico Press
Publish Date: 2015
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, 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.