By Oscar Martinez
Someday a number of years in the past, three hundred migrants have been abducted among the distant, dusty border cities of Altar, Mexico, and Sasabe, Arizona. Over 1/2 them have been by no means heard from back. Óscar Martínez, a tender author from El Salvador, was once in Altar on the time of the kidnapping, and his tale of the migrant disappearances is just one of the harrowing tales he tells after spending years touring up and down the migrant path from principal the USA to the USA border. greater than 1 / 4 of 1000000 principal americans by myself make this more and more harmful trip every year, and final yr 18,000 of them have been kidnapped.Martínez writes in appealing, lyrical prose approximately clinging to the tops of freight trains; discovering respite, paintings and trouble in shelters and brothels; and driving shotgun with the border patrol. this is the 1st booklet to light up this harsh mass migration within the age of the narcotraficantes.From the Hardcover edition.