John Davidson

Stories

A Little Bit of Heaven

Once the Hill Country meant small towns and Spartan values; now it’s ranchettes and easy living.

A Simple Man

Archbishop Patrick Flores acts like a country priest, but he has a tough job: he is the most powerful Catholic clergyman in Texas, and perhaps the most powerful Mexican American as well.

The Promised Land

Two wetbacks from Mexico inherit the legacy of all immigrants—grueling labor, low pay, and a bleak existence on the edge of the American dream.

The Chase

Four wetbacks are trying to get to San Antonio. The Border Patrol is trying to stop them.

The Chase

Four wetbacks are trying to get to San Antonio. The Border Patrol is trying to stop them.

The Long Road North

Across the river and into the brush; an eyewitness account of the journey of two wetbacks.

The Power

Burning a candle a day keeps the hexes away.

The Lifesavers

Every night at Ben Taub Hospital’­s emergency room is a night of the living dead.

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