Buried Secrets: A True Story of Serial Murder, Black Magic, and Drug-running on the U.S. Border

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Dutton, 1991 - Social Science - 412 pages
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Mark Kilroy went to Matamoros to enjoy a south-of-the-border spring break, but what the young college student found in Mexico was a grisly death. Pulitzer Prize-winner Edward Humes draws on exclusive access to the principals in the case and DEA materials to recreate this compelling, national headline-grabbing horror. 16 pages of never-before-seen photographs.

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When Mark Kilroy, an American student on his spring break, disappeared in 1988 in the Mexican border town of Matamoros, an intensive search for him proved fruitless. However, a roadblock set up to ... Read full review


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An author and journalist, Edward Humes received the Pulitzer Prize for specialized reporting in 1989 for his coverage of the military. Since then, he has written a series of acclaimed and award-winning nonfiction books, including the bestselling Mississippi Mud, No Matter How Loud I Shout, Force of Nature, Garbology and Eco Barons. No Matter How Loud I Shout was named best research nonfiction book in 1996 by Pen Center USA, and Best Book that same year by the Investigative Reporters & Editors organization, while his Mean Justice was named a best book of 1999 by the Los Angeles Times. Humes is distinguished by his unique meld of immersion journalism and narrative storytelling.

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