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A Prayer for Juan Garza: Drug Culture in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas Holz Robert Holz

A Prayer for Juan Garza: Drug Culture in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas

Holz Robert Holz

Published February 22nd 2008
ISBN : 9781434367068
Paperback
328 pages
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In this story, a young man from the mountains of western Mexico flees northward from his village to escape the possible wrath of the village patron. After reaching the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, he becomes involved in the drug trade, rapidlyMoreIn this story, a young man from the mountains of western Mexico flees northward from his village to escape the possible wrath of the village patron. After reaching the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, he becomes involved in the drug trade, rapidly rising through the ranks to become the drug lord. One night, a high school couple parked at a seclude spot on the rural countryside see a drug - money exchange. They find the money hidden in an abandoned house and decided to go to San Antonio for a spending spree. The drug lord alerts his vast network to look for the missing money. The young couple are discovered and forced to flee. This leads them into a series of dangerous adventures that finally end back in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.