The Wind Doesn’t Need a Passport: Stories from the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Oct 5, 2010

Journalist Tyche Hendricks trekked through deserts and jungles, helped pregnancy test cattle and bury hurricane victims, monitored polling stations and learned to cook pollo en mole as she gathered the stories of those who live along the U.S. – Mexico border. Through the eyes of ordinary Americans and Mexicans – cowboys, factory workers, physicians, Indians, naturalists, business owners — a new picture of the borderlands emerges, and we find that this region is not the dividing line so often imagined by Americans, but is a common ground with shared concerns and a strong sense of history.

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