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|Revolution Books welcomes,John Gibler,author of "To Die in Mexico"|
|Date||Tuesday July 19|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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2425 Channing Way (in the Sather Gate Parking Mall off of Telegraph Avenue).Wheelchair accessible,donations accepted.
|revolutionbooks [at] sbcglobal.net|
|Address||2425 Channing Way,Berkeley, CA|
Revolution Books is excited to host John Gibler who will discuss his new book, "To Die in Mexico: Dispatches from Inside the Drug War".To Die in Mexico tells behind the scenes stories that address the causes and consequences of Mexico's multibillion-dollar drug-trafficking business. Gibler tells the hair raising stories of a Mexican journalist kidnapped, interrogated and threatened with death by the Gulf Cartel before being miraculously released; family members of people killed in the conflict; survivors of assassination attempts and massacres; along with crime-beat photographers, funeral parlor workers, government officials, convicted traffickers, cab drivers and others who find themselves working against, with, or for the drug cartels. Gibler sees beyond the cops-and-robbers myths that pervade government and media portrayals of the unprecedented wave of violence and looks to the people of Mexico for solutions to the crisis now pushing Mexico to the breaking point...