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Mortal DoubtTransnational Gangs and Social Order in Guatemala City$
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Anthony W. Fontes

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780520297081

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520297081.001.0001

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Bring Out the Dead

Bring Out the Dead

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(p.25) Bring Out the Dead
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Mortal Doubt
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Anthony W. Fontes

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520297081.003.0002

Chapter 1 introduces readers to Calavera, a former member of the Mara Salvatrucha and a central character throughout the book, and it captures the intimate consequences of out-of-control peacetime violence through Calavera’s struggle to find his murdered brother’s gravestone in the Guatemala City General Cemetery.

Keywords:   Guatemala City, Central America, violence, gangs

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