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Our lost border : essays on life amid the narco-violence

Our lost border : essays on life amid the narco-violence

Author: Sarah Cortez; Sergio Troncoso
Publisher: Houston, Texas : Arte Público Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This anthology combines writings about the impact of drug violence on life and culture along the U.S.-Mexico border. It reveals how this fragile way of life between two cultures, languages, and countries, has been undermined by the drug trade and the crime that accompanies it, with ramifications far beyond the border region.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Our Lost Border : Essays on Life Amid the Narco-violence.
Houston, Texas : Arte Público Press, ©2013
xi, 290 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Cortez; Sergio Troncoso
ISBN: 9781611925227 1611925223
Language Note: English and Spanish.
OCLC Number: 858975330
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The Tortured Landscape: La frontera más ancha = The widest of borders / Liliana V. Blum --
La guerra, nosotros, la paz = The war, us, the peace / Lolita Bosch --
La batalla de Ciudad Mier = The battle for Ciudad Mier / Diego Osorno --
Espejos, fantasmas y violencia en Ciudad Juárez = Mirrors, ghosts and violence in Ciudad Juárez / María Socorro Tabuenca Córdoba. The Personal Stories: Selling Tita's house / Maria Cristina Cigarroa --
Across the river / Sarah Cortez --
There's always music / Celestino Fernández and Jessie K. Finch --
My Tijuana lost / Richard Mora --
The bridge to an alien nation / Paul Pedroza --
Sucking the sweet / José Antonio Rodríguez --
The Sicario in the salon / José Skinner --
A world between two worlds / Sergio Troncoso.
Responsibility: edited by Sarah Cortez and Sergio Troncoso.

Abstract:

This anthology combines writings about the impact of drug violence on life and culture along the U.S.-Mexico border. It reveals how this fragile way of life between two cultures, languages, and countries, has been undermined by the drug trade and the crime that accompanies it, with ramifications far beyond the border region.
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