Into the Beautiful North

by

Luis Alberto Urrea

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Agent Anderson Character Analysis

Agent Anderson is one of the Border Patrol officers who arrests Nayeli and the Tres Camarones group the first time. He and his fellow officer, Agent Smith, both speak Spanish, which surprises Nayeli, and they banter with Candelaria about what day she should attempt to cross the border. They decide not to handcuff Tacho.
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Agent Anderson Character Timeline in Into the Beautiful North

The timeline below shows where the character Agent Anderson appears in Into the Beautiful North. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 16
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Agent Anderson shines his light in Tacho's face as Agent Smith drives up. They hear yelling and... (full context)
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Finally, the agents reach a school bus and drop off their clients. Agent Anderson and Candelaria acknowledge each other, and Nayeli's group loses track of Candelaria on the bus.... (full context)