Summary: A compelling and unprecedented look at life on the other side of the border. Despite the numbers of people crossing over to the U.S., hundreds more remain behind in abject poverty. Urrea worked closely with them and provides a compassionate and candid account of their lives. Much has been written about the hardships faced by Mexicans who have illegally crossed over into the United States, but until now almost no attention has been paid to the terrible living condit
ions these people suffer "across the wire" (behind the Mexican border), which forces so many of them to make the dangerous journey to the U.S. 15 photos.
Summary: A compelling and unprecedented look at life on the other side of the border. Despite the numbers of people crossing over to the U.S., hundreds more remain behind in abject poverty. Urrea worked closely with them and provides a compassionate and candid account of their lives. Much has been written about the hardships faced by Mexicans who have illegally crossed over into the United States, but until now almost no attention has been paid to the terrible living conditions these people suffer "across the wire" (behind the Mexican border), which forces so many of them to make the dangerous journey to the U.S. 15 photos. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:93 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Anchor Press Published: 01/28/1993 International: No
Like New 1993. Paperback. Small publisher's mark on bottom of text block. Otherwise, Fine.
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Bookfriendz Tucson, AZ
PAPERBACK Fine 0385425309 Outstanding Condition! All pages/text and binding are excellent. Shows very minor use. Buy with confidence....Customer Service is our TOP PRIORITY! Delivery confirmation o...show moren all orders. ...show less
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Ken Sanders Rare Books UT Salt Lake City, UT
New York 1993 Paperback Later Printing As NEW Life and Hard Times on the Mexican Border. A compelling and unprecedented look at what life is like for those refugees living on the Mexican side of the...show more border-a world that is only some twenty miles from San Diego, but that few have ever seen." Anticipates his later "The Devil's Highway. ...show less
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Sweet Beagle Books Bloomington, IN
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