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Sometimes A Great Notion
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|August 29, 2006

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The magnificent second novel from the legendary author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Following the astonishing success of his first novel, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest , Ken Kesey wrote what Charles Bowden calls "one of the few essential books written…
The Red Caddy: Into The Unknown With Edward Abbey

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Blood Orchid: An Unnatural History of America

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Through stark observations and visceral experiences, Blood Orchid begins Charles Bowden’s dizzying excavation of the brutal, systemic violence and corruption at the roots of American society. Like a nightmarish fever dream that turns out to be our own…
Mezcal
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|May 4, 2020

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Praise for Mezcal: " Mezcal is also a lyrical meditation upon the ultimate strength of the land, specifically the desert Southwest, and how that land prevails and endures despite every effort of modern industry and development to rape and savage it in the name of…
The Charles Bowden Reader
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|September 1, 2010

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From his first book, Killing the Hidden Waters, to his most recent, Murder City: Cuidad Juárez and the Global Economy's New Killing Fields, Charles Bowden has been sounding an alarm about the rapacious appetites of human beings and the devastation we inflict on…
Jericho
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|May 1, 2020

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America's Most Alarming Writer: Essays on the Life and Work of Charles Bowden

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The author of more than twenty books and a revered contributor to numerous national publications, Charles Bowden (1945–2014) used his keen storyteller’s eye to reveal both the dark underbelly and the glorious determination of humanity, particularly…
Frog Mountain Blues
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|October 2, 2018

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The Santa Catalina Mountains north of Tucson—whose summit is called Frog Mountain by the Tohono O’odham—offers up to the citizens of the basins below a wilderness in their own backyard. When it was first published in 1987, Frog Mountain Blues…
Blue Desert: Desert Monologues
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|October 2, 2018

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Published in 1986, Blue Desert was Charles Bowden’s third book-length work and takes place almost entirely in Arizona, revealing Bowden’s growing and intense preoccupation with the state and what it represented as a symbol of America’s…
Red Line
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|April 25, 2018

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“At its best, Red Line can read like an original synthesis of Peter Matthiessen and William Burroughs . . . a brave and interesting book.” —David Rieff, Los Angeles Times Book Review “Charles Bowden’s Red Line is a look at…
Down by the River: Drugs, Money, Murder, and Family
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|January 8, 2004

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Lionel Bruno Jordan was murdered on January 20, 1995, in an El Paso parking lot, but he keeps coming back as the key to a multibillion-dollar drug industry, two corrupt governments -- one called the United States and the other Mexico -- and a self-styled War on…
Murder City: Ciudad Juarez and the Global Economy's New Killing Fields

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Ciudad Juarez lies just across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas. A once-thriving border town, it now resembles a failed state. Infamously known as the place where women disappear, its murder rate exceeds that of Baghdad. In Murder City , Charles Bowden-one of…
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