The late great Mexican border : reports from a disappearing line / edited by Bobby Byrd & Susannah Mississippi Byrd

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Subjects: Mexican-American Border Region
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: El Paso, Tex. : Cinco Puntos Press, c1996
LC Classification: F
Physical Description: xi, 227 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction
This Memory Begins with Flight / Luis J. Rodriguez 1
Blue / Charles Bowden 8
La Frontera, Sin Sonrisa / Max Aguilera-Hellweg 36
Love in the Time of Cholera: Waiting for Free Trade on the U.S./Mexico Border / Debbie Nathan 43
None of Them Talk About Their Dreams / Luis Alberto Urrea 64
The Last of the Border Lords / Dick J. Reavis 80
Excerpts from Warrior for Gringostroika / Guillermo Gomez-Pena 101
Discreets of Laredo / Tom Miller 108
Cryptic Cacti on the Borderline / Gary Paul Nabhan 122
Following Jaime / Barbara Ferry 139
Prop. 187: Birth of a Movement? / Ruben Martinez 146
Recipe for a Radical / Teresa Leal, Nadine Epstein 156
The Deadly Harvest of the Sierra Madre / Alan Weisman 170
Beauty and the Beast, Trashing the Texas/Mexico Border / Linda Lynch 186
Exile, El Paso, Texas / Benjamin Alire Saenz 199
Pocho Pioneer / Richard Rodriguez 211
Notes on Contributors 225
Additional Authors: Byrd, Bobby, 1942-
Byrd, Susannah Mississippi, 1971-
Notes: LCCN: 96010507
ISBN: 0938317245 (paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-227)
OCLC Number: 34320036
ISBN/ISSN: 0938317245