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The Haunting of the Mexican Border: A Woman's Journey

The Haunting of the Mexican Border A Woman s Journey The Haunting of the Mexican Border is a woman s view of the violence and generosity of the border For fifteen years beginning in the s Kathryn Ferguson made documentary films in Mexico s Sierra M

  • Title: The Haunting of the Mexican Border: A Woman's Journey
  • Author: Kathryn Ferguson
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  • Page: 362
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  • The Haunting of the Mexican Border is a woman s view of the violence and generosity of the border For fifteen years beginning in the 1980s, Kathryn Ferguson made documentary films in Mexico s Sierra Madre As she traveled south, she encountered people who were traveling north, and she learned that the border at which they converged was deadly Drawing on her own experiencThe Haunting of the Mexican Border is a woman s view of the violence and generosity of the border For fifteen years beginning in the 1980s, Kathryn Ferguson made documentary films in Mexico s Sierra Madre As she traveled south, she encountered people who were traveling north, and she learned that the border at which they converged was deadly Drawing on her own experiences, this book explores how US immigration policies erode the lives of ordinary citizens on both sides of the border ABOUT THE AUTHOR A writer, filmmaker, and dancer, Kathryn Ferguson lives in Tucson, Arizona She is a coauthor of the award winning book Crossing with the Virgin Stories from the Migrant Trail ACCLAIM A wise and humane account that draws on a lifetime of exploring the border country and pondering its meaning Kirkus Reviews

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    1. "I am not a migratory bird. I've always had a place. It is located west of the tall saguaro, south of the dry river, beyond certainty."The Haunting of the Mexican Border: A Woman's Journey begins with this exquisite first sentence that conveys geographical landscape and way of being in the world. Author Kathryn Ferguson brings the reader intimately home for a personal journey that reflects the broader changes of time and place of Mexico, the US, and its intertwined relationship of politics and p [...]

    2. Ferguson makes films. That is what took her to the Sierra Madre region for many years, an area whose people she came to know well. That she is a visual artist is evident from her writing, where she weaves words into remarkable images that linger with the reader after the final pages. This is her memoir of time spent in Mexico, and time in her native Arizona desert borderland. It is a world she has seen change dramatically with trade agreements (ones that don't help the Mexican farmers), drug tra [...]

    3. Although this starts off as a book about a documentary, it eventually segues into a nerve-wracking saga about border crossings, abuses by the Border Patrol, and the change in policy towards immigration, both in the U.S. and elsewhere.

    4. Mexican BorderA very intriguing story by this journalist and what she went thru but very strong in her beliefs. Such a wonderful book.

    5. A lyrical page turner. Haunting in its subject matter. Beautiful writing. Excursions across the US/Mexico border . Compelling read.

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