The Beast

The Beast

Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail

Book - 2014
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"One day a few years ago, 300 migrants were kidnapped between the remote desert towns of Altar, Mexico, and Sasabe, Arizona. A local priest got 120 released, many with broken ankles and other marks of abuse, but the rest vanished. Óscar Martínez, a young writer from El Salvador, was in Altar soon after the abduction, and his account of the migrant disappearances is only one of the harrowing stories he garnered from two years spent traveling up and down the migrant trail from Central America and across the US border. More than a quarter of a million Central Americans make this increasingly dangerous journey each year, and each year as many as 20,000 of them are kidnapped" -- from publisher's web site.
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2014
Edition: Paperback edition
ISBN: 9781781682975
1781682976
Branch Call Number: 973.046872 MARTINEZ
Characteristics: xviii, 275 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Goldman, Francisco

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May 16, 2016

A very interesting subject, but badly written.

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