Charles Bowden

Author of many acclaimed books about the American Southwest and US-Mexico border issues, Bowden was a contributing editor for GQ, Harper's, Esquire, and Mother Jones, and also wrote for the New York Times Book Review, High Country News, and Aperture. His honors included a PEN First Amendment Award, a Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction, and the Sidney Hillman Award for outstanding journalism that fosters social and economic justice.
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Blue Desert

The University of Arizona Press

In the promised land of the Sunbelt, people come by the thousands to escape the crush of Eastern cities and end up duplicating the very world they have fled. Can the land remain unchanged? In Blue Desert, Charles Bowden presents a view of the Southwest that seeks to measure how rapid growth has taken its toll on the land. ...

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Frog Mountain Blues

The University of Arizona Press

Called "Frog Mountain" by native Tohono O'odham people, the Santa Catalina Mountains offer the citizens of Tucson a wilderness in their own backyard. Over the years it has attracted treasure hunters and entrepreneurs; today recreational facilities dot its summits while resorts and housing development creep up its foothills and into ...

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Inferno

By Charles Bowden; By (photographer) Michael Berman
University of Texas Press
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Exodus/Éxodo

By Charles Bowden; By (photographer) Julián Cardona
University of Texas Press
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Trinity

By Charles Bowden; By (photographer) Michael P. Berman
University of Texas Press
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Dreamland

The Way Out of Juarez

University of Texas Press
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Desert Duty

On the Line with the U.S. Border Patrol

University of Texas Press
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Red Line

University of Texas Press
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Desierto

Memories of the Future

University of Texas Press
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Blood Orchid

An Unnatural History of America

University of Texas Press
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