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CHARLES BOWDEN is a long-time observer of social issues on the U.S.-Mexico border. His recent books include A Shadow in the City: Confessions of an Undercover Drug Warrior; Down by the River: Drugs, Money, Murder, and Family; Blues for Cannibals: Notes from Underground; Blood Orchid: An Unnatural History of America; Desierto: Memories of the Future; Inferno (with Michael Berman); Exodus/Éxodo (with Julián Cardona); Trinity (also with Michael Berman); and Some of the Dead Are Still Breathing: Living in the Future.
ALICE LEORA BRIGGS has exhibited her drawings and architectural installations in museums, galleries, and nonprofit spaces across the United States and in Europe. Recent fellowships and grants include awards from Border Art Residency, Jentel Foundation, Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, Arizona Commission on the Arts, Contemporary Forum and Cummings Endowment Fund, Phoenix Art Museum, Tucson/Pima Arts Council, Larry E. Elsner Art Foundation, and Dallas Museum of Art's Otis and Velma Davis Dozier Travel Grant. She lives in Lubbock, Texas.
Clicking on 5 stars results in a pop-up "I love it." To say "I love it" about this book seems inappropriate given the subject matter, which is grim, but anyone who... Read morePublished 9 months ago by L. West
One of the better books on the Drug War (Drug Scam) and written with a prose style which is haunting. Highly recommended.Published 11 months ago by Dennyc
Scary stuff. Interesting point of view concerning U.S. corporations.
Printing of last page though was messed up. Shame on them.
A very interesting book with harsh images about life in the South, mainly in Ciudad Juárez. The writing style is interesting but a little hard to follow during the... Read morePublished on August 25, 2013 by Omar
A very good book well written in an interesting style. But as things progress - or regress - down in Mexico, the book, which keeps focused on the border town of Juarez, seems... Read morePublished on June 2, 2012 by Ragwing
This book is a GREAT read. The art work is MY kind of drawing. I was mesmerized .... UNTIL the last page, where the type was incomplete. Read morePublished on November 11, 2010 by Ricardo Small