The Border

The Border
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Author: Don Winslow
Pages: 864
ISBN: 9780062664518
Release: 2019-02-26
Editor: HarperCollins

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ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED BOOKS OF THE YEAR NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY Washington Post • NPR • Financial Times • The Guardian • Booklist • New Statesman • Daily Telegraph • Irish Times • Dallas Morning News • Sunday Times • New York Post "A big, sprawling, ultimately stunning crime tableau." – Janet Maslin, New York Times "You can't ask for more emotionally moving entertainment." – Stephen King "One of the best thriller writers on the planet." – Esquire The explosive, highly anticipated conclusion to the epic Cartel trilogy from the New York Times bestselling author of The Force What do you do when there are no borders? When the lines you thought existed simply vanish? How do you plant your feet to make a stand when you no longer know what side you’re on? The war has come home. For over forty years, Art Keller has been on the front lines of America’s longest conflict: The War on Drugs. His obsession to defeat the world’s most powerful, wealthy, and lethal kingpin?the godfather of the Sinaloa Cartel, Adán Barrera?has left him bloody and scarred, cost him the people he loves, even taken a piece of his soul. Now Keller is elevated to the highest ranks of the DEA, only to find that in destroying one monster he has created thirty more that are wreaking even more chaos and suffering in his beloved Mexico. But not just there. Barrera’s final legacy is the heroin epidemic scourging America. Throwing himself into the gap to stem the deadly flow, Keller finds himself surrounded by enemies?men who want to kill him, politicians who want to destroy him, and worse, the unimaginable?an incoming administration that’s in bed with the very drug traffickers that Keller is trying to bring down. Art Keller is at war with not only the cartels, but with his own government. And the long fight has taught him more than he ever imagined. Now, he learns the final lesson?there are no borders. In a story that moves from deserts of Mexico to Wall Street, from the slums of Guatemala to the marbled corridors of Washington, D.C., Winslow follows a new generation of narcos, the cops who fight them, street traffickers, addicts, politicians, money-launderers, real-estate moguls, and mere children fleeing the violence for the chance of a life in a new country. A shattering tale of vengeance, violence, corruption and justice, this last novel in Don Winslow’s magnificent, award-winning, internationally bestselling trilogy is packed with unforgettable, drawn-from-the-headlines scenes. Shocking in its brutality, raw in its humanity, The Border is an unflinching portrait of modern America, a story of—and for—our time.

The Border

The Border
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Author: Don Winslow
Pages: 736
ISBN: 9781460708057
Release: 2019-02-26
Editor: HarperCollins

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The explosive and sensational new thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of THE FORCE and THE CARTEL. "Promises to be one of the most attention-grabbing books of the year" Spectator "Can't wait to read this. Winslow's the best." Stephen King For over forty years, Art Keller has been on the front lines of America's longest conflict: The War On Drugs. His obsession to defeat the world's most powerful, wealthy, and lethal kingpin-the godfather of the Sinaloa Cartel, Adán Barrera-has left him bloody and scarred, cost him people he loves, even taken a piece of his soul. Now Keller is elevated to the highest ranks of the DEA, only to find that in destroying one monster he has created thirty more that are wreaking even more chaos and suffering in his beloved Mexico. But not just there. Barrera's final legacy is the heroin epidemic scourging America. Throwing himself into the gap to stem the deadly flow, Keller finds himself surrounded by enemies-men that want to kill him, politicians that want to destroy him, and worse, the unimaginable-an incoming administration that's in bed with the very drug traffickers that Keller is trying to bring down. Art Keller is at war with not only the cartels, but with his own government. And the long fight has taught him more than he ever imagined. Now, he learns the final lesson-there are no borders. "One of the best thriller writers on the planet" Esquire "He's a master" Michael Connelly "Nobody understands the disaster of corruption like Don Winslow" Val McDermid

The Border

The Border
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Author: Don Winslow
Pages: 736
ISBN: 9780008227555
Release: 2019-02-26
Editor: HarperCollins

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‘The year’s best thriller’ The Times, Books of the Year The explosive, highly anticipated conclusion to the epic Cartel trilogy from the New York Times bestselling author of The Force

The Border

The Border
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Author: Steve Schafer
Pages: 360
ISBN: 9781492646846
Release: 2017-09-05
Editor: Sourcebooks, Inc.

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Perfect for readers of This Is Where it Ends, The Border is a gripping drama about four teens, forced to flee home after a deadly cartel rips apart their families. They must now face life-threatening danger and unimaginable sacrifice as they attempt to cross the U.S. border. "Thrilling... often brilliant."—Kirkus One moment changed their lives forever. A band plays, glasses clink, and four teens sneak into the Mexican desert, the hum of celebration receding behind them. Crack. Crack. Crack. Not fireworks—gunshots. The music stops. And Pato, Arbo, Marcos, and Gladys are powerless as the lives they once knew are taken from them. Then they are seen by the gunmen. They run. Except they have nowhere to go. The narcos responsible for their families' murders have put out a reward for the teens' capture. Staying in Mexico is certain death, but attempting to cross the border through an unforgiving desert may be as deadly as the secrets they are trying to escape...

The Power of the Dog

The Power of the Dog
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Author: Don Winslow
Pages: 539
ISBN: 9781400096930
Release: 2006
Editor: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard

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The seemingly disparate lives of a DEA agent, a drug lord, a call girl, a hit man, and a priest intertwine around a nexus of the drug trade involving the Latin American drug cartels, the American underworld, and the U.S. government, from the rise of the Mexican drug Federacion in the 1970s to the present day. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.

The Kings of Cool

The Kings of Cool
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Author: Don Winslow
Pages: 322
ISBN: 9781451665321
Release: 2012-06-19
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A high-energy prequel to Savages shares the formative stories of Ben, Chon and O in Southern California from the 1960s to the recent past, describing how while battling a cabal of drug dealers and corrupt cops, the trio discovers that their futures are inextricably linked with their parents' histories. 75,000 first printing.

Beyond the Border

Beyond the Border
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Author: Kyle Conway,Timothy Pasch
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780773588639
Release: 2013-06-01
Editor: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

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The idea that the American Great Plains and the Canadian Prairies are just "fly-over" country is a mistake. In the post-9/11 era, politicians and policy-makers are paying more attention to the region, especially where border enforcement is concerned. Beyond the Border provides interdisciplinary perspectives on the region's increasing importance. Drawing inspiration from Habermas's observation that certain modern phenomena - from ecological degradation and organized crime to increased capital mobility - challenge a state's ability to retain sovereignty over a fixed geographical region, contributors to this book question the ontological status of the Canada-US border. They look at how entertainment media represents the border for their viewers, how Canada and the US enforce the line that separates the two countries, and how the border appears from the viewpoint of Native communities where it was imposed through their traditional lands. Under this scrutiny, the border ceases to appear as self-evident, its status more fragile than otherwise imagined. At a time when the importance of border security is increasingly stressed and the Great Plains and Prairies are becoming more economically and politically prominent, Beyond the Border offers necessary context for understanding decisions by politicians and policy-makers along the forty-ninth parallel. Contributors include Phil Bellfy (Michigan State University), Christopher Cwynar (University of Wisconsin), Brandon Dimmel (Western University), Zalfa Feghali (University of Nottingham), Joshua Miner (University of Iowa), Paul Moore (Ryerson University), Michelle Morris (University of Waterloo), Paul Sando (Minnesota State University Moorhead), and Serra Tinic (University of Alberta).

Border

Border
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Author: Kapka Kassabova
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781555979782
Release: 2017-09-05
Editor: Graywolf Press

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“Remarkable: a book about borders that makes the reader feel sumptuously free.” —Peter Pomerantsev In this extraordinary work of narrative reportage, Kapka Kassabova returns to Bulgaria, from where she emigrated as a girl twenty-five years previously, to explore the border it shares with Turkey and Greece. When she was a child, the border zone was rumored to be an easier crossing point into the West than the Berlin Wall, and it swarmed with soldiers and spies. On holidays in the “Red Riviera” on the Black Sea, she remembers playing on the beach only miles from a bristling electrified fence whose barbs pointed inward toward the enemy: the citizens of the totalitarian regime. Kassabova discovers a place that has been shaped by successive forces of history: the Soviet and Ottoman empires, and, older still, myth and legend. Her exquisite portraits of fire walkers, smugglers, treasure hunters, botanists, and border guards populate the book. There are also the ragged men and women who have walked across Turkey from Syria and Iraq. But there seem to be nonhuman forces at work here too: This densely forested landscape is rich with curative springs and Thracian tombs, and the tug of the ancient world, of circular time and animism, is never far off. Border is a scintillating, immersive travel narrative that is also a shadow history of the Cold War, a sideways look at the migration crisis troubling Europe, and a deep, witchy descent into interior and exterior geographies.

The Winter of Frankie Machine

The Winter of Frankie Machine
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Author: Don Winslow
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780307266071
Release: 2006-09-26
Editor: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard

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FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE CARTEL. Frankie Machianno, a hard-working entrepreneur, passionate lover, part-time surf bum, and full-time dad, is a pillar of his waterfront community—and a retired hit man. Once better known as Frankie Machine, he was a brutally efficient killer. Now someone from his past wants him dead, and after a botched attempt on his life, Frankie sets out to find his potential killers. However, the list of suspects is longer than the California coastline. With the mob on his heels and the cops on his tail, Frankie hatches a plan to protect his family, save his life, and escape the mob forever. Then things get really complicated.

The Border

The Border
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Author: James Laxer
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9780385672900
Release: 2010-05-14
Editor: Anchor Canada

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Insightful, prescient and often funny, The Border explores what it means to be Canadian and what Canada means to the giant to our south. If good fences make good neighbours, do we have the sort of fence that will allow us to maintain neighbourly relations with the world’s only superpower? In The Border, well-known political scientist and journalist James Laxer explores this question by taking the reader on a compelling 5000-mile journey into culture, politics, history, and the future of Canadian sovereignty. Long ignored (or celebrated) as “the world’s longest undefended border,” the line between us and the US is now a stress point. The attacks on the World Trade Center announced to the world that North America is no longer a quiet neighbourhood and made our relationship with the US one of the most pressing questions facing Canadians. The porousness of the border is sure to be more problematic as the world becomes more troubled. Canadian officials complain of American pornography, drugs, untaxed cigarettes and, especially, guns moving northwards. For their part, the FBI and US Customs Service blame Canada for the infiltration of Chinese gangs smuggling immigrants and, more urgently, third-world terrorist cells based north of the border. Drawing deeply from history and anecdote, Laxer shows that for all our neighbourly good will, the Canada-US border has been contentious since the American War of Independence. In the mid-1800s the Americans tried to seize the west coast up to the 54th parallel. On the other hand, until 1931 the Canadian Army’s “Defence Scheme Number One” was to launch a surprise attack on the US with Mexico and Japan as allies. But beyond the fraught politics of the border, Laxer discovers another legacy as well. Travelling the country from Campobello island in the east to Richmond BC in the west all the way up to the Alaska panhandle in the north, Laxer meets people who live within a stone’s throw of the foreigners on the other side, and who share with him tales of friendship and rivalry, smuggling and trade that have shaped the character of their communities.

The Border

The Border
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Author: David J. Danelo
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780811740227
Release: 2008-07-17
Editor: Stackpole Books

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Thoughtful investigative report about a central issue of the 2008 presidential race that examines the border in human terms through a cast of colorful characters. Asks and answers the core questions: Should we close the border? Is a fence or wall the answer? Is the U.S. government capable of fully securing the border? Reviews the political, economic, social, and cultural aspects and discusses NAFTA, immigration policy, border security, and other local, regional, national, and international issues.

The Cartel

The Cartel
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Author: Don Winslow
Pages: 615
ISBN: 9780525436515
Release: 2017
Editor: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From the acclaimed author of "The Power of the Dog" and continuing the harrowing story of the Mexican-American drug wars that fueled it--an electrifying new novel that spanning a decade brings this tale of greed and corruption, revenge and justice, heroism, and deceit into the present moment. Tall Premium Edition.zard.

The Border

The Border
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Author: Diarmaid Ferriter
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781782835110
Release: 2019-02-07
Editor: Profile Books

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'Anyone who wishes to understand why Brexit is so intractable should read this book. I can think of several MPs who ought to.' the Times 'Ferriter's judicious book shows that Brexiters' recklessness, such "contemptuous arrogance", is nothing new, and that it has always been the ordinary people of Northern Ireland who have paid its price. They deserve better' Guardian For the past two decades, you could cross the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic half a dozen times without noticing or, indeed, turning off the road you were travelling. It cuts through fields, winds back-and-forth across roads, and wends from Carlingford Lough to Lough Foyle. It is frictionless - a feat sealed by the Good Friday Agreement. Before that, watchtowers loomed over border communities, military checkpoints dotted the roads, and smugglers slipped between jurisdictions. This is a past that most are happy to have left behind but might it also be the future? The border has been a topic of dispute for over a century, first in Dublin, Belfast and Westminster and, post Brexit referendum, in Brussels. Yet, despite the passions of Nationalists and Unionists in the North, neither found deep wells of support in the countries they identified with politically. British political leaders were often ignorant of the conflict's complexities, rarely visited the border, and privately disliked their erstwhile unionist allies. Southern leaders' anti-partition statements masked relative indifference and unofficial cooperation with British security services. From the 1920 Government of Ireland Act that created the border, the Treaty and its aftermath, through the Civil Rights Movement, Thatcher, the Troubles and the Good Friday Agreement up to the Brexit negotiations, Ferriter reveals the political, economic, social and cultural consequences of the border in Ireland. With the fate of the border uncertain, The Border is a timely intervention by a renowned historian into one of the most contentious and misunderstood political issues of our time.

The Border Keeper

The Border Keeper
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Author: Kerstin Hall
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781250209429
Release: 2019-07-16
Editor: Tor.com

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In The Border Keeper, debut author Kerstin Hall unfolds a lyrical underworld narrative about loss and renewal. "Beautifully and vividly imagined. Eerie, lovely, and surreal."—Ann Leckie She lived where the railway tracks met the saltpan, on the Ahri side of the shadowline. In the old days, when people still talked about her, she was known as the end-of-the-line woman. Vasethe, a man with a troubled past, comes to seek a favor from a woman who is not what she seems, and must enter the nine hundred and ninety-nine realms of Mkalis, the world of spirits, where gods and demons wage endless war. The Border Keeper spins wonders both epic—the Byzantine bureaucracy of hundreds of demon realms, impossible oceans, hidden fortresses—and devastatingly personal—a spear flung straight, the profound terror and power of motherhood. What Vasethe discovers in Mkalis threatens to bring his own secrets into light and throw both worlds into chaos. Praise for The Border Keeper “A labyrinth of demons, dead gods, cranky psychopomps, and broken all-too-human lives. Hall is by turns wry and lush, genuine and venomous. So can I have the next one already?”—Max Gladstone A Book Bub Best SFF Books of the Summer Pick At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Border Guide

The Border Guide
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Author: Robert Keats
Pages: 392
ISBN: 9781770407640
Release: 2019-09-01
Editor: Self-Counsel Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Cross the Border with Confidence! Now in its twelfth edition, this book is the definitive guide to everything financial for those living a cross-border lifestyle in Canada and the US. If you are a Canadian living seasonally or year-round in the US, a US citizen living in Canada, or if you have financial assets in both countries, this book can save you time, money, and headaches. Updated for recent changes to cannabis laws and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the strategies outlined here will help you adopt the most amazing, ideal crossborder lifestyle. Imagine your own virtual private swinging door on the Canada/US border that allows you to go through in either direction whenever you want, for whatever time period you want, free from worry and funded by substantial tax reductions. Plus it will give you access to both US and Canadian medical coverage for the rest of your life! Learn how to: • Legally reduce both Canadian and US taxes • Protect your assets from fluctuating exchange rates • Eliminate stress during border crossings • Operate your business from either side of the border to your best advantage • Make investments that are free from both income and estate taxes • Use proven tools to eliminate both the Canadian "death tax" and US estate taxes • Remove your RRSP and other registered plans from Canada at very low or no net income taxes using proven cross-border tools • Use the Canada/US Tax Treaty to greatly save money and reduce taxes on the sale of your business The included, exclusive kit of downloadable materials includes: • Choosing a cross-border financial planner • Lists of free, useful publications • Lists of embassies and consulates • — And much more!

Medicine At The Border

Medicine At The Border
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Author: A. Bashford
Pages: 271
ISBN: 9780230288904
Release: 2006-10-31
Editor: Springer

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This book explores the pressing issues of border control and infectious disease from the nineteenth to present day. The book places world health in world history, microbes and their management in globalization, and disease in the history of international relations, bringing together leading scholars on the history and politics of global health.

The Border

The Border
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Author: Robert McCammon
Pages: 456
ISBN: 1596067039
Release: 2015-05
Editor: Subterranean

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Flames Across the Border 1813 1814

Flames Across the Border  1813 1814
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Author: Pierre Berton
Pages: 576
ISBN: 0140108882
Release: 1988
Editor: Penguin Group USA

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Chronicles the fierce border war fought between Canada and the United States, a war that involved the Indians, who fought valiantly under Tecumseh on the Canadian side against a series of incompetent and corrupt American commanders

On The Border

On The Border
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Author: Amanda Read
Pages: 158
ISBN: 0648967166
Release: 2020-11-11
Editor: Unknown

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The Border Multiple

The Border Multiple
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Author: Martin Klatt
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9781317040088
Release: 2016-03-23
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Addressing and conceptualizing the changing character of borders in contemporary Europe, this book examines developments occurring in the light of European integration processes and an on-going tightening of Europe's external borders. Moreover, the book suggests new ways of investigating the nature of European borders by looking at border practices in the light of the mobility turn, and thus as dynamic, multiple, diverse and best expressed in everyday experiences of people living at and with borders, rather than focusing on static territorial divisions between states and regions at geopolitical level. It provides border scholars and researchers as well as policymakers with new empirical and theoretical evidence on the de- and re-bordering processes going on in diverse border regions in Europe, both within and outside of the EU.