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The Haunting of the Mexican Border

A Woman's Journey
By Kathryn Ferguson

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Overview

Winner of the 2016 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award for Biography—Other

Second Place Winner of the 2016 International Latino Book Award for Best History Book

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 experiences, this book explores how US immigration policies erode the lives of ordinary citizens on both sides of the border.

Subjects: MemoirSouthwest

Contributor Bios
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.