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Lives on the Border


Award-winning authors Phil Caputo and Francisco Cantú offer multi-faceted reflections on contested lands, fatal realities and moral struggles on both sides of the border in fact and fiction.


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Francisco Cantú

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....

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Philip Caputo

Philip Caputo is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of many well-known books, both fiction and nonfiction. His latest is "Some Rise by Sin," a novel published in May. He is best-known for two nonfiction books: the award-winning Vietnam memoir "A Rumor of War" and New York Times best-seller "The Longest Road....

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Books:
The Line Becomes a River
Francisco Cantú
History / Biography
Riverhead
February 2018
ISBN 9780735217713
256 pages
$26.00, INSTORE
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"A former Border Patrol agent's haunting experience of an unnatural divide and the lives caught on either side, struggling to cross or to defend it"--

Some Rise by Sin
Philip Caputo
Fiction / Literature
Holt, Henry & Co.
May 2017
ISBN 9781627794749
Hardcover, 352 pages
$28.00, INSTOCK
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New York Times bestselling author Philip Caputo tells the story of a Franciscan priest struggling to walk a moral path through the shifting and fatal realities of an isolated Mexican village The Mexican village of San Patricio is being menaced by a bizarre, cultish drug cartel infamous for its brutality. More/less

A Rumor of War
Philip Caputo
History / Biography
Picador
November 1996
ISBN 9781250117120
384 pages
$20.00, INSTOCK
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The 40th-anniversary edition of the classic Vietnam memoir—featured in the PBS documentary series The Vietnam War by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick—with a new foreword by Kevin Powers. More/less

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