The Resource Amexica : war along the borderline, Ed Vulliamy

Amexica : war along the borderline, Ed Vulliamy

Label
Amexica : war along the borderline
Title
Amexica
Title remainder
war along the borderline
Statement of responsibility
Ed Vulliamy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Amexica is a street-level portrait of the extraordinary terror unfolding along the U.S.-Mexico border--"a country in its own right, which belongs to both the United States and Mexico, yet neither"--as the narco-war escalates to a fever pitch. In 2009, after reporting from the border for many years, journalist Ed Vulliamy traveled the frontier from the Pacific coast to the Gulf of Mexico, from Tijuana to Matamoros, a kaleidoscopic landscape of corruption and all-out civil war, but also of beauty and joy and resilience. He describes in detail how the narco gangs work; the smuggling of people, weapons, and drugs back and forth across the border; middle-class flight from Mexico and an American celebrity culture that is feeding the violence; the interrelated economies of drugs and the maquiladora factories; and the ruthless, systematic murder of young women in Ciudad Juarez. Heroes, villains, and victims all come to life in this singular book.--From publisher description
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vulliamy, Ed
Dewey number
363.450972/1
Index
index present
LC call number
HV5840.M4
LC item number
V85 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drug traffic
  • Narco-terrorism
  • Drug control
  • Drug traffic
  • Narco-terrorism
  • Drug control
  • Drug traffic
Target audience
adult
Label
Amexica : war along the borderline, Ed Vulliamy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
356 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780374104412
Lccn
2010023036
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • in017724266
  • (OCoLC)ocn555656531
  • (DLC)765963
  • (DLC)765963
Label
Amexica : war along the borderline, Ed Vulliamy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
356 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780374104412
Lccn
2010023036
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • in017724266
  • (OCoLC)ocn555656531
  • (DLC)765963
  • (DLC)765963

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