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The Resource Dying to cross : the worst immigrant tragedy in American history, Jorge Ramos ; translated from the Spanish by Kristina Cordero

Dying to cross : the worst immigrant tragedy in American history, Jorge Ramos ; translated from the Spanish by Kristina Cordero

Label
Dying to cross : the worst immigrant tragedy in American history
Title
Dying to cross
Title remainder
the worst immigrant tragedy in American history
Statement of responsibility
Jorge Ramos ; translated from the Spanish by Kristina Cordero
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Member of
Summary
An account of the May 2003 incident in which nineteen illegal immigrants lost their lives while trying to cross the Mexican-American border discusses the trafficking operations of Karla Chavez, who abandoned the victims in a sweltering truck in Texas
Biography type
contains biographical information
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213526
Cataloging source
SJP
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1958-
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Ramos, Jorge
Dewey number
364.13
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
JV6475
LC item number
.R3613 2006
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1050
Literary form
non fiction
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1971-
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Cordero, Kristina
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True
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  • Human smuggling
  • Immigrants
  • Illegal aliens
  • Mexicans
  • Latin Americans
  • Trucking
  • Mexico
  • United States
  • Texas
  • Mexican-American Border Region
Target audience
adult
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the worst immigrant tragedy in American history
Label
Dying to cross : the worst immigrant tragedy in American history, Jorge Ramos ; translated from the Spanish by Kristina Cordero
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
When the doors opened -- They came from far away -- The coyotes -- Inside the trailer -- The little boy -- The dead and the survivors -- Karla and the trial -- Last words
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Rayo pbk. ed.
Extent
xx, 173 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060789459
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060789459
  • (OCoLC)70186857
Label
Dying to cross : the worst immigrant tragedy in American history, Jorge Ramos ; translated from the Spanish by Kristina Cordero
Publication
Contents
When the doors opened -- They came from far away -- The coyotes -- Inside the trailer -- The little boy -- The dead and the survivors -- Karla and the trial -- Last words
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Rayo pbk. ed.
Extent
xx, 173 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060789459
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780060789459
  • (OCoLC)70186857

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