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{Read E-pub} ß Mama's Santos: An Arizona Life ⚣ Mama s Santos is the story of Arizona Daily Star reporter Carmen Duarte s mother, who labored in cotton fields much of heryears in Arizona and New Mexico It is a story of one woman s courage, faith and fortitude This book is a compilation of articles that appeared in the Arizona Star as written by journalist Carmen Duarte The sub title of the book is An Arizona Life, owing to the fact that Duarte leads the reader through the life and experiences of her beloved mother Nala Born in the 1920 s, Nala dropped out of school in the fourth grade in order to work alongside family members harvesting cotton and other crops Nala worked hard her entire life, whether in the fields, cleaning hotel rooms, or doi This book is a compilation of articles that appeared in the Arizona Star as written by journalist Carmen Duarte The sub title of the book is An Arizona Life, owing to the fact that Duarte leads the reader through the life and experiences of her beloved mother Nala Born in the 1920 s, Nala dropped out of school in the fourth grade in order to work alongside family members harvesting cotton and other crops Nala worked hard her entire life, whether in the fields, cleaning hotel rooms, or doing piece ironing for wealthy families Throughout, Nala relies heavily on her faith and trust in God Duarte documents the ups and downs of the family, bringing the reader into the inner circle I enjoyed the book for several reasons First, I have grown to love Arizona and spend several weeks there search year This experience has made me interested in learningabout the unique people who make up the cultural cloth of the state Next, I appreciated Duarte s factual presentation and her easy to read style Finally, the story reminded me of my own grandmother s life an orphan who, like Nala, worked hard at menial jobs so that her children and grandchildren could have a better life