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Lisa Dillman

DramaCharacters: 3 male, 3 female Simple Set Zelda Preston inherits her father's pecan farm located just steps from the U.S. border with Mexico and struggles to maintain it without help from undocumented workers. Ines Sandoval, a dangerously ill young mother-to-be, and her sister Angie lobby for the return of their recently deported family member Tia Rosita. Angie's husband, Carlos, defends to his community and family his choice to work for the Border Patrol. And Cooper Daniels, an industrial pecan grower and head of the civilian border surveillance group, Citizens United, forges ahead with the building of a volunteer fence. These forces collide in Ground, which examines the very human costs of our immigration issues, and the strength of personal beliefs about family, home, and civil human rights in the face of our shifting political and social landscape. Two acts."Breathtaking in every way." -- Charles Whaley,".Tackles the hot-button issue of illegal immigration." -- David Shreward, Back Stage

Book Details

  • Publisher: Samuel French Trade
  • Publish Date: Nov 1st, 2010
  • Pages: 336
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 5.00in - 8.00in - 0.17in - 0.20lb
  • EAN: 9780573600395
  • Categories: American - General