The Interior Circuit

The Interior Circuit

A Mexico City Chronicle

eBook - 2014
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Coming off the most successful book of a decorated career Say Her Name The Interior Circuit is Francisco Goldman's timely and provocative journey into the heart of Mexico City. The Interior Circuit is Goldman's story of his emergence from grief five years after his wife's death, symbolized by his attempt to overcome his fear of driving in the city. Embracing the DF (Mexico City) as his home, Goldman explores and celebrates the city, which stands defiantly apart from so many of the social ills and violence wracking Mexico. This is the chronicle of an awakening, both personal and political, interior" and exterior," to the meaning and responsibilities of home. Mexico's narco war rages on and, with the restoration of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (the PRI) to power in the summer's 2012 elections, the DF's special apartness seems threatened. In the summer of 2013, when Mexican organized crime violence and death erupts in the city in an unprecedented way, Goldman sets out to try to understand the menacing challenges the city now faces. By turns exuberant, poetic, reportorial, philosophic, and urgent, The Interior Circuit fuses a personal journey to an account of one of the world's most remarkable and often misunderstood cities.
Publisher: [United States] : Grove/Atlantic, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2014
ISBN: 9780802192639
0802192637
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital
Alternative Title: Mexico City chronicle

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Oct 23, 2016

Good writing, great stories, for any reader interested in Mexico City.

multcolib_darceem Nov 21, 2014

A great book for anyone interested in an in-depth look into the heart of one of the most fascinating & misunderstood metropolises in the world. It's also a beautifully told story of the author's own grief and redemption.

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