Dreamland [the way out of Juárez] by Charles Bowden

Cover of: Dreamland | Charles Bowden

Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .

Written in English

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  • Drug traffic -- Mexico -- Ciudad Juárez,
  • Narco-terrorism -- Mexico -- Ciudad Juárez,
  • Ciudad Juárez (Mexico) -- Social conditions

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementwords by Charles Bowden ; artwork by Alice Leora Briggs.
ContributionsBriggs, Alice Leora, 1953-
LC ClassificationsHV5840.M42 C5825 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23919513M
ISBN 109780292721234, 9780292722071
LC Control Number2009046117

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