The Devil's Highway : A True Story
by Luis Alberto Urrea


Overview - From the Pulitzer Prize finalist, "the single most compelling, lucid, and lyrical contemporary account of the absurdity of U.S. border policy" ( The Atlantic ).

In May 2001, a group of men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona, through the deadliest region of the continent, the "Devil's Highway." Three years later, Luis Alberto Urrea wrote about what happened to them.  Read more...


 
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Overview
From the Pulitzer Prize finalist, "the single most compelling, lucid, and lyrical contemporary account of the absurdity of U.S. border policy" (The Atlantic).

In May 2001, a group of men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona, through the deadliest region of the continent, the "Devil's Highway." Three years later, Luis Alberto Urrea wrote about what happened to them. The result was a national bestseller, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, a "book of the year" in multiple newspapers, and a work proclaimed as a modern American classic.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780316010801
  • ISBN-10: 0316010804
  • Publisher: Back Bay Books
  • Publish Date: September 2005
  • Page Count: 239
  • Dimensions: 8.18 x 5.56 x 0.81 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.57 pounds


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