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Border Odyssey [electronic resource]: Travels Along the U.S./Mexico Divide

Charles D. Thompson, Jr.
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2015.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780292756632 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Evidence of things not seen
  • The border etched in bones
  • Traveling the Valley of the Shadow
  • Two kinds of flight
  • Of roads, fences, and neighbors
  • Boca Chica sunset
  • The ghosts of Palmito Ranch
  • El ranchero
  • Border guards
  • Brownsville raids
  • Rio Grande guardians
  • Progress?
  • World's most honest man
  • Cowboy priests
  • The hand-drawn ferry
  • Prohibition bar
  • Border walker
  • The road to Eagle Pass
  • Border ambassador
  • The last stay at Del Rio
  • Seminole Canyon
  • Braceros in murder city
  • Fort Davis and the Buffalo Soldiers
  • National park on the line
  • Pancho Villa and the Pink Store
  • Smoke on the Apacheria
  • A grandmother mourns at the wall
  • Fences and neighbors
  • Ground zero of the border crisis
  • Altar and sacrifice
  • Phoenix rising
  • Tohono sacred peak and desert deaths
  • Campesinos Sin Fronteras
  • The wall of shame and entrepreneurship
  • Graves of unknown farmworkers
  • Desert view tower and the X-Men
  • Walking alone through Friendship Park
  • As if it were not there.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-307) and index.
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