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Miriam Pawel

Miriam Pawel is the author of "The Browns of California: The Family Dynasty that Transformed a State and Shaped a Nation," a finalist for the 2018 L.A. Times Book Prize in History and a Los Angeles Times and San Francisco Chronicle bestseller. Her earlier work includes "The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography," a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and California Book Award winner, and "The Union of Their Dreams – Power, Hope and Struggle in Cesar Chavez's Farm Worker Movement." She is a Pulitzer-prize winning editor and reporter who spent twenty-five years at Newsday and the Los Angeles Times.