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Border junkies

Scott Comar

Border junkies

addiction and survival on the streets of Juárez and El Paso

by Scott Comar

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug addicts,
  • Heroin abuse,
  • Biography,
  • Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Scott Comar
    SeriesInter-America series, Inter-America series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV5805.C63 A3 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 214 p., [14] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25121183M
    ISBN 109780292726581, 9780292726833
    LC Control Number2011005075
    OCLC/WorldCa701672512

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