"Bread and Roses" is a look at "the other America" as seen through the eyes of Maya, a young Mexican woman who's been smuggled across the border to join her sister Rosa in Los Angeles. Against Rosa's wishes, Maya takes a cleaning job at a prestigious downtown office block, where she begins to confront the realities of life on the edges of American society. The arrival of Sam, a dedicated and uncompromising union organizer who's determined to improve the lot of the workers, sets in motion a series of events that has ...

Bread and Roses 2002, ScreenPress Books

ISBN-13: 9781901680492

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