Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Violent Paradox Of Origins: An Excerpt From Border Patrol Nation

An excerpt from “Border Patrol Nation,” Chapter 7: “America’s Back Yard.” The first thing that I want to do when I arrive in Dajabón, one of the Dominican Republic’s border towns with Haiti, is find a good place to eat. After all, it is a five-hour bus ride from the capital of Santo Domingo, through […]