The Daughters of Juárez

The Daughters of Juárez

A True Story of Serial Murder South of the Border

Book - 2007
Average Rating:
1
1
Rate this:
For more than twelve years, the Mexican border city of Juárez has been the center of an epidemic of horrific crimes against women and girls: kidnappings, rape, mutilation, and murder, with most of the victims conforming to a specific profile--young, slender, and poor. Speculation that the killer or killers are American citizens has led the U.S. government to send in criminal profilers from the FBI, but little real information about this international atrocity has emerged. As of 2006, more than 400 bodies have been recovered, with hundreds still missing. Among the theories being considered are illegal trafficking in human organs, ritualistic satanic sacrifices, copycat killers, and a conspiracy between members of the powerful Juárez drug cartel and some corrupt Mexican officials who have turned a blind eye to the felonies. This book is the first to examine the brutal killings and draw attention to these atrocities on the border.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, c2007
ISBN: 9780743292030
0743292030
Branch Call Number: 364.1523 Rodrigue
Characteristics: xvii, 316 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Pulitzer, Lisa Beth
Montané, Diana

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

j
Jynxx101
Nov 22, 2016

Good read!

Age

Add Age Suitability

h
hillaryanderson
Feb 05, 2013

hillaryanderson thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at RPL.

Try searching for The Daughters of Juárez to see if RPL owns related versions of the work.


Suggest for Purchase

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top