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To Die in Mexico: Dispatches from Inside the Drug War (City Lights Open…

by John Gibler

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0872865177, Paperback)

"Gibler is something of a revelation, having been living and writing from Mexico for a range of progressive publications only since 2006, but providing reflections, insights, and a level of understanding worthy of a veteran correspondent."—Latin American Review of Books

Combining on-the-ground reporting and in-depth discussions with people on the frontlines of Mexico's drug war, To Die in Mexico tells behind-the-scenes stories that address the causes and consequences of Mexico's multibillion dollar drug trafficking business. John Gibler looks beyond the myths that pervade government and media portrayals of the unprecedented wave of violence now pushing Mexico to the breaking point.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:18:43 -0400)

Since President Calderon declared a war on drugs in December 2006, more than 38,000 Mexicans have been murdered. Drug money is now Mexico's single largest source of income. Gibler travels across Mexico and slips behind the frontlines to talk with people who live in towns under assault on the lawless frontiers of the drug war.… (more)

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