Murder City: Ciudad Juarez and the Global Economy's New Killing Fields

New York: Nation Books, 2011. Julian Cardona [Photographs]. Later printing. Paperback. 328pp. Octavo [21 cm] Pictorial wraps. NEW. Item #40701
ISBN: 9781568586458

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"Ciudad Juárez lies just across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas. A once-thriving border city, it now resembles a failed state and has the highest murder rate in the world. In Murder City, award-winning writer Charles Bowden presents a devastating chronicle of a city in collapse. Interweaving stories of its inhabitants- a raped beauty queen spiraling into madness, a repentant hit man, a journalist fleeing for his life- with a broader meditation on the town's descent into anarchy, he reveals a city made by two countries and two histories, but one being destroyed by the failing war on drugs."

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