All the Agents and Saints by Stephanie Elizondo Griest


After a decade of chasing stories around the globe, intrepid travel writer Stephanie Elizondo Griest followed the magnetic pull home—only to discover that her native South Texas had been radically transformed in her absence. Ravaged by drug wars and barricaded by an eighteen-foot steel wall, her ancestral land had become the nation’s foremost crossing ground for undocumented workers, many of whom perished along the way.

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“Journey with the author as she travels to the northern and southern borders of the U.S., discovering what unites and separates the two. This no-holds-barred expedition into migration offers a portrait of both hope and nigh-unspeakable despair. Griest delivers a human and very real picture of life at our borders, leaving readers with a new awareness of seemingly foreign lands that are right in our backyard.” – Kinsey

In All the Agents and Saints, Elizondo Griest weaves seven years of stories into a meditation on the existential impact of international borderlines by illuminating the spaces in between and the people who live there.

All the Agents and Saints by Stephanie Elizondo Griest
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