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Who are the main characters in crossing the wire?
- Victor Flores- Narrator/main character.
- Rico Rivera- Victor’s best friend.
- Julio- Becomes a friend of Victor.
- Miguel Escobar- Met Victor on a bus then later Victor finds him again.
- Jarra – Drug trafficker who tries to use Victor and Rico as “drug mules”
What is the main setting of crossing the wire?
The main setting of the story is along the border towns of the United States and Mexico. The author of the book Crossing the Wire, is Will Hobbs. It is published by Harper Collins, and there’s a total of 216 pages. They jump onto another cliff nearby and make there way to Tucson.
What happened to Victor’s father crossing the wire?
Veteran outdoor-adventure writer Hobbs gets in on the heated illegal-immigration debate with this account of a boy’s struggle to cross the Mexican border into the [End Page 500] U.S. Victor Flores’ father died while working as an illegal immigrant in el Norte, so Victor is scared and upset when his best friend, Rico.
What’s the theme of crossing the wire?
The main themes in the book are never give up, don’t be afraid, be careful, and stand up for what you believe in. They live by these themes and it affects them because they use the themes in their everyday life. Like never give up . Victor used this when he was caught by border patrol, he didnt give up and tried again.
Is crossing the wire based on a true story?
Is Victor a real person? Los Arboles is fictional, as are Victor and all the other characters. But yes, Victor’s village is based on the real-life one.
What happens at the end of crossing the wire?
He also endures the freezing cold in the mountains, the scorching heat of the desert, and severe hunger. In the end, his determination and perseverance finally pay off, when Victor finds a job cutting asparagus for $60.00 a day enabling him to send money home to his family.