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Finalist, 2017 PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing | Best Nonfiction of 2017, Kirkus Reviews | Best Nonfiction of the Month, Amazon | "Editor's Choice," New York Times

“Masterfully recounted ... Tone weaves the threads together with skillful pacing and sharp prose, marking him as an important new talent in narrative nonfiction.”  The New York Times Book Review

“Brilliant detail ... [An] important addition to the literature on the U.S.-Mexico drug trade and a fascinating window into the subculture of American quarter-horse racing.”  Outside magazine

"Riveting ... [A] powerful narrative that reveals tensions of class and race—and unbreakable family bonds.”

 — The National Book Review

"Even among a recent flood of Tex-Mex border corruption books, [Bones] stands out for its excellent reporting ... [and]  its first-rate narrative." — Dallas Morning News

"A suspenseful story as well as a fascinating depiction of the mechanics of money laundering, the largely unfamiliar world of quarter horse racing, and the dynamics of an extended family, the book draws readers into the complexities of life at the border." — Kirkus (Starred)

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