The Resource The line becomes a river : dispatches from the border, Francisco Cantú, (electronic resource)

The line becomes a river : dispatches from the border, Francisco Cantú, (electronic resource)

Label
The line becomes a river : dispatches from the border
Title
The line becomes a river
Title remainder
dispatches from the border
Statement of responsibility
Francisco Cantú
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • ""A beautiful, fiercely honest, and nevertheless deeply empathetic look at those who police the border and the migrants who risk - and lose - their lives crossing it. In a time of often ill-informed or downright deceitful political rhetoric, this book is an invaluable corrective."--Phil Klay 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 smuggling 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 alive. Cantú tries not to think where the stories go from there. Plagued by nightmares, he abandons the Patrol for civilian life. But when an 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"--
  • "A former Border Patrol agent's haunting experience of an unnatural divide and the lives caught on either side, struggling to cross or to defend it"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cantú, Francisco
Dewey number
  • 363.28/5092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
JV6565
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cantú, Francisco
  • U.S. Border Patrol
  • Illegal aliens
  • Border security
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Infrastructure
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
  • Mexican-American Border Region
Label
The line becomes a river : dispatches from the border, Francisco Cantú, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=339&titleID=3318476
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1003132065
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735217720
Lccn
2017042308
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BF6746A1-BA81-4229-8688-9DF3B27A9FF3
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1003132065
  • (OCoLC)1003132065
Label
The line becomes a river : dispatches from the border, Francisco Cantú, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=339&titleID=3318476
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1003132065
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735217720
Lccn
2017042308
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BF6746A1-BA81-4229-8688-9DF3B27A9FF3
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1003132065
  • (OCoLC)1003132065

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