Join us for a reading and discussion of Melissa Del Bosque’s gripping story of the drug cartel and horse racing on the border.
Melissa del Bosque’s Bloodlines: The True Story of a Drug Cartel, the FBI, and the Battle for a Horse-Racing Dynasty is the riveting and suspenseful account of two young FBI agents in a pursuit of a drug cartel’s most fearsome leader, Miguel Treviño. Del Bosque is an Emmy and National Magazine award-winning investigative journalist who has covered the U.S.-Mexico border region for the past two decades. BLOODLINES offers in-depth access to all of the key federal investigators who were involved in dismantling a cartel leader’s American racing dynasty built on extortion and blood money.
Melissa del Bosque’s work has been published in international and national publications including, Time, The Guardian and Marie Claire. Her work has also been featured in television and radio on Democracy Now!, MSNBC, PBS, the BBC, and NPR. Currently, she is an investigative reporter with the Texas Observer and a Lannan reporting fellow with The Investigative Fund.