The Line Becomes a River

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Author(s): Francisco Cantu
Awards:2019-NonFiction-Shortlist-Andrew Carnegie Medal,
New York Times Bestseller
Original Publish Date: Feb 06, 2018
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Audio (6.50 hours)
Product Number: Z100127160
Released: Feb 06, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780525528319
Narrator/s: Francisco Cantu
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NAMED A TOP 10 BOOK OF 2018 BY NPR and THE WASHINGTON POST WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE IN CURRENT INTEREST FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE NONFICTION AWARD The instant New York Times bestseller, "A must-read for anyone who thinks 'build a wall' is the answer to anything." —Esquire For Francisco CantU, 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. Driven to understand the hard realities of the landscape he loves, CantU joins the Border Patrol. He and his partners 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. Plagued by a growing awareness of his complicity in a dehumanizing enterprise, he abandons the Patrol for civilian life. But when an immigrant friend travels to Mexico to visit his dying mother and does not return, CantU discovers that the border has migrated with him, and now he must know the full extent of the violence it wreaks, on both sides of the line.

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The Line Becomes a River
Product Number: BX00069178
Product Number:Z100127160
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Author(s): Francisco Cantu
Narrator(s): Francisco Cantu
Product Number DD35590
Released: Feb 06, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Penguin Group US
ISBN: #9780525528289
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Author(s): Francisco Cantu
Product Number EB00706648
Released: Feb 06, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Riverhead Books
ISBN: #9780735217720

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