Philip Caputo Uses the Border as His Inspiration in 'Crossers'

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Tucson Weekly | January 13, 2010
When writer Philip Caputo first came to Patagonia in 1996, he wasn't looking for the Arizona-Mexico borderlands to become a canvas for his fiction. The borderlands have a way of taking whatever part of you is given over to creativity and setting it on fire. The result, 2 1/2 years in the making, is his latest novel, Crossers.

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