Saturday, March 2, 2019
Crossing the Wire Essay
I will recommend this book to my friends because it is rich of excitement and tough ch wholeenges.BackDescription of Major CharactersVictor Flores- a 15 year old boy live in primordial Mexico full of perseverance and determination to loanblend the Mexican American set up to find work in the united states to support his family.Rico- Victors best friend who must pass over the reverberate to support his parents living in central Mexico.Miguel- a wise young father of quaternity Victor met in his go. Victor tags along with Miguel as they perplex the border until they run into border patrol and stop split up.Julio- a bridle-path wise kid who earns pocket money with Victor in a cramped border town until he decides to move on and cross the border through a drainage tunnel that ends up in the U.S. when it rains.SummaryThis book starts out in central Mexico but when 15 year old Victor Flores family needs money victor has to cross the border to find work in the states. On Victors journey he meets a man named Miguel and together they try to cross the border into the states. On their journey the run into the border patrol and get split up.Later on victor meets Julio and together they work on the streets trying to put together their plan to cross the border. One solar day it started raining and Julio knew that it was the perfect opportunity to float through the drainage tunnel that ends on the other side of the border. Victor decides not to go.A some weeks later on Victor notices an old friend standing in suck at the soup kitchen. It was Rico Victor couldnt believe it hed thought that Rico had already crossed the border. So they spent a few days catching up and planning their journey across the border. They set off a few days later as mules with a few other people. During their trip as mules they hear that they were going to be killed at the end so they had to escape.They made it all the way to the highway and then they hitched a ride to Tucson where Ricos brother lived. When they got to Ricos brothers house they went to the strawman door and rang the doorbell but they discovered that his brother had left. Now they didnt know what to do. They decided to go to La Perra Flaca to look for work in the onion palm. There wasnt any work left on that point so they were sent to Washington to work in asparagus fields and finally in that respect was work.About a month later they got there first paychecks and they sent them post alas. Rico wasnt a real good field worker and he wanted to go home and go to school. So a few days later he went home but Victor stayed for work.