Mexican-American fiction writer Helena Maria Viramontes strives to help her readers understand the harder parts of the Chicano experience. Her first novel, Under the Feet of Jesus, for example, is about the dangerous lives of migrant farm workers in California.
"Border Issues Demand Empathy: Speakers at Colby's Walker Symposium consider ways to consider La Frontera,"
Colby Magazine: Vol. 104
, Article 30.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.colby.edu/colbymagazine/vol104/iss2/30