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作者 Elizondo Griest, Stephanie, 1974- author
書名 All the agents and saints : dispatches from the U.S. borderlands / Stephanie Elizondo Griest
出版項 Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
國際標準書號 9781469631592 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781469631608 (ebook)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  F395.M5 E45 2017    在架上    30610020555835
說明 xv, 291 pages : illustration, maps ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-289) and index
"After a decade of chasing stories around the globe, intrepid travel writer Stephanie Elizondo Griest followed the magnetic pull home--only to discover that her native South Texas had been radically transformed in her absence. Ravaged by drug wars and barricaded by an eighteen-foot steel wall, her ancestral land had become the nation's foremost crossing ground for undocumented workers, many of whom perished along the way. The frequency of these tragedies seemed like a terrible coincidence, before Elizondo Griest moved to the New York / Canada borderlands. Once she began to meet Mohawks from the Akwesasne Nation, however, she recognized striking parallels to life on the southern border"-- Provided by publisher
主題 Mexican Americans -- Texas
Mohawk Indians -- New York (State)
Mexican-American Border Region
Canadian-American Border Region
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