The BeastNPR coverage of The Beast: Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail by Oscar Martinez, Daniela Maria Ugaz, John Washington, and Francisco Goldman. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
For two years, Óscar Martínez traveled up and down the migrant trail from Central America to the United States. In this book he tells the story of that perilous journey — embarked on by hundreds of thousands of people each year. Translated by Daniela Maria Ugaz and John Washington.