The Gimlet Eye

Mano, D. Keith
October 1976
National Review;10/29/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 41, p1185
The article talks about migrant farm workers in the U.S. It identifies the different kinds of migrant farm workers based on their specialization and countries of origin. It describes the difficulty of the work performed by Jamaican apple-pickers. It reveals the reason why some people still choose migrant work. It also presents farmer Henry Paul's discussion on the relationship between a farmer and his crew of migrant workers. Finally, it contends that image consciousness creates prejudice against migrant workers, which should not be the case since their profession is honorable.


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