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Iglesias, Gabino.

Summary: "A man tasked with shuttling children over the border believes the Virgin Mary is guiding him towards final justice. A woman offers colonizer blood to the mother of chaos. A boy joins corpse destroyers to seek vengeance for the death of his father."--Back cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broken River Books 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC IGL

Summary: "Michael Curtiz brings a master skipper's hand to the helm of this thriller, Hollywood's second crack at Ernest Hemingway's To Have And Have Not. John Garfield stars as Harry Morgan, an honest charter-boat captain who, facing hard times, take on dangerous cargo to save his boat, support his family, and preserve his dignity. Left in the lurch by a freeloading passenger, Harry starts to entertain...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BRE

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: "Haemoo depicts the harrowing events that unfold in the fog-covered seas for a fishing crew engaged in human smuggling. Award-winning actor Kim Yoon Seok stars as the struggling captain who turns to human smuggling in order to keep his fishing boat financially afloat. While transporting ethnic Koreans from China across the Yellow Sea, however, things go terribly wrong, and desperation spirals...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Geda, Fabio

Summary: An unflinching, inspirational, and incredibly moving novel based on the true story of Enaiatollah Akbari, a young boy whose agonizing struggle begins after his native Afghanistan becomes a dangerous place to live.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GED

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GED

Buffett, Howard G

Summary: "From one of America's most prominent philanthropists, an eye-opening, myth-busting new perspective on the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Howard G. Buffett has seen first-hand the devastating impact of cheap Mexican heroin and other opiate cocktails across America. Fueled by failing border policies and lawlessness in Mexico and Central America, drugs are pouring over the nation's southern...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363 BUF

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 BUF

Hossain, Saad Z.

Summary: "Welcome to Baghdad during the US invasion. A desperate American military has created a power vacuum that needs to be filled. Religious fanatics, mercenaries, occultists, and soldiers are all vying for power. So how do regular folks try to get by? If you're Dagr and Kinza, a former economics professor and a streetwise hoodlum, you turn to dealing in the black market. But everything is about to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Unnamed Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOS

Rose, Karen

Summary: Vowing to stop a black market ring that sells teenage girls, Susannah Vartanian and Luke Papadopoulos find comfort in each others' arms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ROS

Keefe, Patrick Radden

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Summary: The rise and fall of an unlikely international crime boss--Sister Ping--and the intricate human trafficking network she created from her business in New York City's Chinatown, together with a panoramic tale about the gangland gunslingers who worked for her, the immigration and law enforcement officials who pursued her, and the generation of penniless immigrants who risked death to realize their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2009

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Summary: Set along the tumultuous Arizona-Mexico border, Frontera follows Miguel (Michael Peą), a hardworking father and devoted husband who crosses the border illegally and is wrongfully accused of murdering the wife (Amy Madigan) of a former sheriff (Ed Harris). Miguel's pregnant wife (Eva Longoria) lands in the hands of corrupt Mexican "Coyote" smugglers as she tries to help her husband, while the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Pictures 2014

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Montgomery, R. A.

Summary: The reader must make the right decisions in order to get out of the Red Flowers gang and their evil business of importing illegal aliens into a life of violence and modern-day slavery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chooseco 2006

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Paelissier, Staephan

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Summary: "The timely, powerful memoir of a man unjustly charged with a crime for helping his relatives, refugees from Syria. For trying to save his in-laws, who were fleeing certain death in Syria, Staephan Paelissier was threatened with fifteen years in prison bythe Greek justice system, which accused him of human smuggling. His crime? Having gone to search for the parents, brother, and sister of his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PAELISSIER, STAEPHAN, PAE

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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Vaillant, John.

Summary: From the best-selling author of The Tiger and The Golden Spruce, this debut novel is a gripping survival story of a young man trapped, perhaps fatally, during a border crossing. Héctor is trapped. The water truck, sealed to hide its human cargo, has broken down. The coyotes have taken all the passengers’ money for a mechanic and have not returned. Those left behind have no choice but to wait....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAI

Van Rooy, Michael

Summary: Hoping to put his criminal past behind him while working as a daycare provider, Monty is targeted by local activists and thugs and is forced to balance life on both sides of the law in order to protect his community and loved ones from incrementally violent acts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAN

Greaney, Mark

Summary: "Is it ever the wrong time to do the right thing? That's the question the Gray Man faces in the latest explosive novel from New York Times bestselling author Mark Greaney. I am Court Gentry. In my time, I've seen plenty of bad stuff. Some things worse than others, but nothing that can match this horror show. I was on a simple mission in Bosnia. A bad guy needed to be put down; in and out, no...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2020

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Kava, Alex

Summary: Receiving attention after intercepting drug deals with his canine assistants, K9 search and rescue trainer Ryder Creed teams up with FBI profiler Maggie O'Dell to stop a human smuggling operation and halt a series of brutal murders.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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