[E–pub READ] (The Line Becomes a River)

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  • The Line Becomes a River
  • Francisco Cantú
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  • 04 November 2020
  • 9780735217737

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Characters ¹ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ Francisco Cantú Summary ¾ The Line Becomes a River Immigrant friend travels to Mexico to visit his dying mother and does not return Cantú discovers that the border has migrated with him and now he must know the whole story Searing and unforgettable The Line Becomes a River makes urgent and personal the violence our border wreaks on both sides of the line. Slim and beautifully written The Line Becomes a River is a powerful deeply humane piece of nonfiction about the lives of Border Patrol agents and desperate migrants on the frontier between the US and Mexico This is a hybrid work part memoir part meditation part expository piece Richly allusive it refers to the works of many writers on immigration history politics and psychology Aspects of Mexico s geography its flora and fauna its culture and history its wars of independence and revolution as well as its ongoing catastrophic drug wars in which thousands of innocents have been murdered and innumerable crimes against humanity have been committed are all touched upon Other topics are addressed including the cartels whose stranglehold on human smuggling only grew as the US government cracked down o

Summary The Line Becomes a River

The Line Becomes a River

Characters ¹ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ Francisco Cantú Summary ¾ The Line Becomes a River For Francisco Cantú the border is in the blood his mother a park ranger and daughter of a Mexican immigrant raised him in the scrublands of the Southwest Haunted by the landscape of his youth Cantú joins the Border Patrol He and his partners are posted to remote regions crisscrossed by drug routes and s. 35 STARSFrancisco Cant grew up on the US Mexican border where his mother a second generation Mexican American was a park ranger Francisco loved the landscape the national parks and desert landscapes and living in close proximity to the border ignited a curiosity in him to learn about border control He decided to pursue a degree in border relations and although his studies provided some insight into the problems he needed to see how things worked in the real world and became a field agent with Border ControlThis is Cant s personal account of what really happens from both the perspective of the agents and also the immigrants themselves Regardless of one s opinions on the subject of immigration it s clear that there s no right or wrong no black or white these are human beings each with their own sto

Characters ¹ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ Francisco Cantú

Characters ¹ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ Francisco Cantú Summary ¾ The Line Becomes a River Muggling corridors where they learn to track other humans under blistering sun and through frigid nights They haul in the dead and deliver to detention those they find aliveCantú tries not to think where the stories go from there Plagued by nightmares he abandons the Patrol for civilian life But when an. I dream in the night that I am grinding my teeth out spitting the crumbled pieces into my palms and holding them in my cupped hands searching for someone to show them to someone who can see what is happeningThis book is INTENSEI cannot imagine being a border patrol officer anywhere let alone an area with so much historical significance and fraught with as much difficulty as the USMexico borderI think it would be soul destroying I believe that most people become officers with the best intentions that they feel they have something to offer to possibly change the system and make a difference to people s lives with how illegal immigrants are treated and processed This is the impression I have of Francisco Cant the writer of this bookThis is such a brutal honest and tough read But I couldn t leave it once A Dictionary of Costume and Fashion: Historic and Modern (Dover Fashion and Costumes) other humans under blistering sun and through frigid nights They haul in the dead and deliver to detention those they find aliveCantú tries not to think where the stories go from there Plagued by nightmares he abandons the Patrol for civilian life But when an. I dream in the night that I am grinding my teeth Régime Hashimoto: La bonne nutrition chez Hashimoto. Avec 100 recettes délicieuses et saines pour la glande thyroïde. Comprend un guide sur les principes de base et les intolérances alimentaires. out spitting the crumbled pieces into my palms and holding them in my cupped hands searching for someone to show them to someone who can see what is happeningThis book is INTENSEI cannot imagine being a border patrol Coloriage Adulte Anti-Stress: 50 Modèles Relaxants de coloriage anti-stress pour soulager le stress (livre de coloriage mystère) officer anywhere let alone an area with so much historical significance and fraught with as much difficulty as the USMexico borderI think it would be soul destroying I believe that most people become Livre de coloriage pour adultes: Les Chibis officers with the best intentions that they feel they have something to Régime Hashimoto: La bonne nutrition chez Hashimoto. Avec 100 recettes délicieuses et saines pour la glande thyroïde. Comprend un guide sur les principes de base et les intolérances alimentaires. offer to possibly change the system and make a difference to people s lives with how illegal immigrants are treated and processed This is the impression I have DOT GRID JOURNAL A4: Carnet De Notes Pointillés Pour Bullet Journaling, Lettering, Art Notes | 110 Pages Avec Papier Pointillé | Dotted Notebook Cahier | La Voie Lactée of Francisco Cant the writer