CROSSING OVER: A Mexican Family on the Migrant Trail.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Metropolitan Books - Henry Holt, (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Award-winning journalist and poet Martinez follows a migrant family from their small south Mexico town past the border (where they lost three sons in a border incident) and to the tomato farms of Missouri, the strawberry fields of California and the slaughterhouses of Wisconsin. In addition to being a moving portrait of immigrant culture, this also reveals the ways in which the two cultures - those of Mexico and the United States - are reshaping each other. Illustrated with photographs. 330 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-49088.
Condition: Good in very good dust jacket (a tight copy, but with extensive highlighting in chapters 5 and 6 only.)