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19 mexican town No hay internet in this Mexican town, farther down the Yucatan than the pyramids of Tulum, where the high priests of the day, we are told, cut the hearts from the living breasts. Things are better now, but there’s still no cell phone service. No wi-fi, no texting, no sexting. No NASDAQ on its glowing screen. The dogs scratch themselves in the sun. An old woman sells her hammocks, and in the shade of the palm trees fishermen gut their catch. As for the kids, it’s hard; nobody here has a Facebook friend. There are no Angry Birds. After school the girls stroll hand in hand in their white uniforms, or gather in giggling groups by the tienda. The boys go down to the beach and play futbol in the sand. At sunset they race each other into the surf. It’s sad. ...

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ISBN
9780822979623
Related ISBN
9780822962687
MARC Record
OCLC
870684332
Pages
72
Launched on MUSE
2014-02-18
Language
English
Open Access
No
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