La Frontera: The United States Border with Mexico

by Alan Weisman

Other authorsJay Dusard (Photographer)
Hardcover, 1986




San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1986.


"A powerful and sensitive interpretation. . . . The narrative, combined with Dusard's crisp photographs, accurately captures the limbo of a borderlands region that is neither Mexican nor North American. Highly recommended."--Library Journal"Weisman's empathetic prose documents the aspirations and challenges of men, women and children exposed daily to the dynamics of the extended frontier. . . . Dusard's exquisite black-and-white photos add a humanistic dimension that make La Frontera an unusual study."--San Diego Tribune"This peerless, beautifully illustrated work cannot be too highly recommended."--Latin America in Books"La Frontera takes us on a sometimes bumpy but always buoyant journey of the nearly 2,000 miles which make up the boundary between the United States and Mexico. . . . Rich in border flavor and journalistic prose."--Southern California Quarterly"Newcomers and natives alike will come away with fresh insights and a deeper appreciation of the clash and blend of peoples and lifestyles in the southwestern borderland."--The Journal of Arizona History… (more)



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