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Francisco Cantú



Beowulf Sheehan

Francisco Cantú served as an agent for the Border Patrol from 2008-2012, working in the deserts of Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. His newly-published biography, "The Line Becomes a River," describes his experiences and leads to some thoughts about the proposed border wall. A former Fulbright fellow, he is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and a 2017 Whiting Award. His writing and translations have been featured in The Best American Essays, Harper’s, n+1, Orion and Guernica, as well as on This American Life. He lives in Tucson.

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Book:
The Line Becomes a River
History / Biography
Penguin
February 2018
ISBN 9780735217713
$26.00, NYP
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