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Dying to Cross The Worst Immigrant Tragedy in American History

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ISBN-10: 006078945X

ISBN-13: 9780060789459

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jorge Ramos, Kristina Cordero

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On May 14, 2003, a familiar risk-filled journey, taken by hopeful Mexican immigrants attempting to illegally cross into the United States, took a tragic turn. Inside a sweltering truck abandoned in Texas, authorities found at least 74 people packed into a "human heap of desperation." After months of investigation, a 25-year-old Honduran-born woman named Karla Chavez was found responsible for leading the human trafficking cell that led to this grisly tragedy in which 19 people died. Through interviews with survivors who had the courage to share their stories and conversations with the victims' families, and in examining the political implications of the incident for both U.S. and Mexican…    
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 6/13/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Jorge Ramos has won eight Emmy Awards and the Maria Moors Cabot Award for excellence in journalism. He has been the anchorman for Univision News for the last twenty-one years and has appeared on NBC's Today , CNN's Talk Back Live , ABC's Nightline , CBS's Early Show , and Fox News's The O'Reilly Factor , among others. He is the bestselling author of No Borders: A Journalist's Search for Home and Dying to Cross . He lives in Florida.Jorge Ramos ha sido el conductor de Noticiero Univision desde 1986. Ha ganado siete premios Emmy y el premio Maria Moors Cabot por excelencia en perio dismo otorgado por la Universidad de Columbia. Adem�s ha sido invitado a varios de los m�s importantes…    

Preface
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