By the Lake of Sleeping Children: The Secret Life of the Mexican Border

Urrea, Luis Alberto

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Anchor Books
Date Published: 1996
Edition: First Anchor Books Edition
Binding: Paperback
ISBN: 0385484194
Book Id: 29792


SIGNED. 187pp. Octavo [20 cm] Illustrated wraps. Very good. The pages are slightly age toned.


Inscribed by the author on the title page. From the rear cover- "Written with the same unflagging curiosity, compassion, mordant wit, and novelistic sense of detail that made Across the Wire "a work of investigative reporting that is also a bittersweet song of human anguish," By the Lake of Sleeping Children explores the post-NAFTA and Proposition 187 border purgatory of garbage pickers and dump dwellers, gawking tourists and relief workers, fearsome coyotes and their desperate clientele."

By This Author: Urrea, Luis Alberto
By This Publisher: Anchor Books