First, as always, my gratitude to all of the people at Focal Press/Routledge who make this book writing process relatively painless, particularly Simon Jacobs, Editor for Film and Video, for his thoughtful advice and guidance, and for bringing this project to life; also John Makowski, editorial assistant, who shepherded me through the process, and Jonathan Merrett and Kate Reeves, for their insightful editorial questions. My thanks also to Abigail Stanley, Production Editor, for her work; also to Gareth Toye for his wonderful design for the cover. Any errors in text or substance are of course mine alone.

My thanks go to Rich Lipner of Finca Dos Jefes and Café de la Luna for his gracious cooperation for allowing us to shoot his ...

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