The Tecate Journals (Easyread Super Large 18pt Edition): Seventy Days on the Rio Grande
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:3/14/2009 - ReadHowYouWant
By: Keith Bowden
More than a man-against-nature adventure, The Tecate Journals floats along the border of political furor, cultural limbo, and dangerous human encounters. The Rio Grande is a national border, a water source, a dangerous rapid with house-sized boulders, a nature refuge, a garbage dump, and a playground - depending on where you are on its 1,885-mile course. That's why Keith Bowden decided to travel the length of the river as it forms the border between the United States and Mexico. This is his fascinating account of that journey by bike, canoe, and raft. Equal parts gritty, elegant, and timely, his story touches on environmental issues, adrenaline-spiked action, and Bowden's ambivalence with his own cultural identity. A unique, compelling, and timely adventure that explores an important natural resource and its extraordinary impact on our borderlands