Name: Bones Brothers, Horses, Cartels, And The Borderland Dream By Joe Tone
Size: 2.91 MB
Author: Joe Tone
Publisher: One World
Total pages: 327
The dramatic true story of two brothers living parallel lives on either side of the U.S.-Mexico border-and how their lives converged in a major criminal conspiracy
José and Miguel Treviño were bonded by blood and a shared vision of a better life. But they chose different paths that would end at the same violent crossroads-with considerable help from the FBI and an enigmatic, all American snitch.
José was a devoted family man who cut no corners in his pursuit of the American dream. Born in Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border town and crucial smuggling route, José was one of thirteen children raised by a hardworking ranch hand. He grew up loving the sprawling countryside and its tough, fast quarter horses, but in search of opportunity he crossed the border into Texas to look for work as a bricklayer. He kept his nose clean. He stayed out of trouble.
Back in Mexico, José’s younger brother Miguel was leading a different…