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Summary: "What begins as a hopeful journey to seek a better life becomes a harrowing and primal fight for survival when a deranged, rifle-toting vigilante chases a group of unarmed men and women through the treacherous U.S.-Mexican border. In the harsh, unforgiving desert terrain, the odds are stacked firmly against them as they continuously discover there's nowhere to hide from the unrelenting,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DES

Summary: The Ciudad Juarez hitman known as El Sicario tells of his experiences working for the Mexican drug cartels.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Icarus Films Home Video 2011

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SIC

Summary: Includes all ten episodes of season two. The next chapter in Kurt Sutter's award-winning Sons of Anarchy saga. Set in a post-Jax Teller world, Ezekiel 'EZ' Reyes is fresh out of prison and a prospect in the Mayans M.C. charter on the California/Mexico border. Now, EZ must carve out his new identity in a town where he was once the golden boy with the American Dream in his grasp.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MAY

Eichstaedt, Peter H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Independent Pub Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.137 EIC

Gerster, Michelle

Summary: "A poignant bilingual YA graphic memoir about a teenage girl's harrowing experience crossing the Mexico-US border. This compelling young adult graphic memoir tells the story of Gricelda, a fifteen-year-old Mexican girl who crosses the border into America with her mother and younger brother in search of a better life. Their treacherous journey is filled with both heartbreak and hope. Will...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA WORLD SPANISH GER

Binford, Warren (Wendi Warren H.)

Summary: "A moving picture book for older children and families that introduces a difficult topic, amplifying the voices and experiences of immigrant children detained at the border between Mexico and the US. The children's actual words (from publicly available court documents) are assembled to tell one heartbreaking story, in both English and Spanish (back to back). Each spread is illustrated in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Workman Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 362.87 BIN

Strickland, Patrick

Summary: "This real-life Western tells the story of how citizens in a small Arizona border town stood up to anti-immigrant militias and vigilantes. The Marauders uncovers the riveting nonfiction saga of far-right militias terrorizing the border towns of southern Arizona. In one of the towns profiled, Arivaca, rogue militia members killed a man and his nine-year-old daughter in 2009. In response, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2022

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Urrea, Luis Alberto.

Summary: Describes the attempt of twenty-six men to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona, a region known as the Devil's Highway, detailing their harrowing ordeal and battle for survival against impossible odds. Only 12 men came back out. 2 maps.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2004

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Summary: Rodrigo Reyes₂ provocative essay film re-imagines the Mexico/U.S. border as a mythical place comparable to Dante₂s purgatory. Leaving politics aside, he takes a fresh look at the brutal beauty of the border and the people caught in its spell. By capturing a stunning mosaic of compelling characters and broken landscapes on the border, Reyes reflects on the flaws of human nature and the powerful...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Cummins, Jeanine

Summary: Lydia Quixano Perez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while cracks are beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large, reasonably comfortable. Even though she knows they'll never sell, Lydia stocks some of her all-time favorite books in her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Audio 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CUM

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC CUM

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Cum

McCarthy, Cormac

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.3 FICTION MCC

Cummins, Jeanine

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "También de este lado hay sueños. Lydia Quixano Perez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large, fairly comfortable. Even though she knows they'll never sell, Lydia stocks some...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2020

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC CUM

Cummins, Jeanine

3 holds on 9 copies

Summary: "También de este lado hay sueños. Lydia Quixano Perez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large, fairly comfortable. Even though she knows they'll never sell, Lydia stocks some...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CUM

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CUM

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CUM

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Cry macho: When an aging rodeo star takes a job of bringing the teenage son of his former boss from Mexico, where he lives with his alcoholic mother, to his father's ranch in Texas, he connects with the boy and finds redemption through teaching the boy what it meansto be a man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Webb, Elizabeth

Summary: In the borderlands between the United States and Mexico, America's largest cat--the jaguar--is fighting to regain its kingdom. Added to the endangered species list in 1997, the jaguar has declined in population mainly due to habitat fragmentation created by roads, farms, mines, and most controversially, the border wall. Such human-made barriers prevent free movement of many wild animals for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 333.95 WEB

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: In 1978, a one-time rodeo star and washed-up horse breeder takes a job from an ex-boss to bring the man's young son home and away from his alcoholic mom. Crossing rural Mexico on their way back to Texas, the unlikely pair faces an unexpectedly challenging journey, during which the world-weary horseman may find his own sense of redemption through teaching the boy what it means to be a good man.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD CRY

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CRY

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CRY

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CRY

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Fernández, Bernardo

Summary: ¿Y si los dragones fueran reales? ¿Y si todos esos avistamientos en lagos africanos y en los océanos de Indonesia fueran ciertos? ¿Y si los hemos confundido con dinosaurios? ¿Y si fueran capaces de volar, de respirar bajo el agua, de reproducirse...? En la que considera la más querida de sus novelas, Bef nos cuenta que la respuesta a todas esas preguntas pudo haberse hallado en el barrio chino...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gran Travesía 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA WORLD SPANISH FER

Ferguson, Kathryn.

Summary: Changing careers, veteran dancer Ferguson became a filmmaker concentrating on Mexico's Sierra Madre, making many trips into Mexico from her home in Arizona. She writes with great empathy and imagery about the people of Mexico and presents her perspective on the plight of desperate people coming from the south seeking salvation in the north.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of New Mexico Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FERGUSON, KATHRYN FER

Summary: After leaving his LAPD narcotics post, Sheriff Ray Owens moved and settled into a life fighting what little crime takes place in sleepy border town Sommerton Junction. That peaceful existence is shattered when Gabriel Cortez, one of the most notorious drug kingpins, makes an escape from the FBI. Cortez begins racing towards the US-Mexico border, straight through Sommerton Junction.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2013

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2 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE LAS

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LAS

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD LAS RATED R

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE LAS

Contents: El Corrido de Heraclio Bernal / Dueto Adan & Eva with Mariachi Guadalajara -- Mariano Resendez / Timoteo Cantu & Jesus Maya -- Nieves Hernandez / Los Satelites -- Corrido de Mier / Pena & Tijerina -- Los Tequileros / Jesus Maya & Timoteo Cantu-

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Arhoolie Productions 2004

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD LATIN ROO

Herrera, Yuri

Summary: "Yuri Herrera does not simply write about the border between Mexico and the United States and those who cross it. He explores the crossings and translations people make in their minds and language as they move from one country to another, especially when there's no going back. Traversing this lonely territory is Makina, a young woman who knows only too well how to survive in a violent, macho...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: & Other Stories 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HER

Summary: Set in the future, a young man looks for a better life outside his small rural village in Mexico-- but finds himself facing a technological dystopia when he attempts to cross the border.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Maya Entertainment 2009

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SLE

Summary: "An anthology of writing by Mexican journalists, historians, novelists, and artists on the immigration crisis in the United States"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 972 LET

Cantú, Francisco

Summary: ""A beautiful, fiercely honest, and nevertheless deeply empathetic look at those who police the border and the migrants who risk - and lose - their lives crossing it. In a time of often ill-informed or downright deceitful political rhetoric, this book isan invaluable corrective."--Phil Klay For Francisco Cantú the border is in the blood: his mother, a park ranger and daughter of a Mexican...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CANTU, FRANCISCO CAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B CANTU CAN

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