The Devil's Highway

A True Story
By Luis Alberto Urrea (Electronic Book, 2008)
The author of "Across the Wire" offers brilliant investigative reporting of what went wrong when, in May 2001, a group of 26 men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona. Only 12 men came back out. "Superb . . . Nothing less than a saga on the scale of the Exodus and an ordeal as heartbreaking as the Passion . . . The book comes vividly alive with a richness of language and a mastery of narrative detail that only the most gifted of writers are able to achieve.--"Los Angeles Times Book Review."
  • Little, Brown and Company
    • Format: Electronic Book

    • Price: $9.99 US/$9.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316049283

    • On Sale Date: 11/16/2008

    • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

    Formats Available: Trade Paperback, Electronic Book, Audiobook

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The author of "Across the Wire" offers brilliant investigative reporting of what went wrong when, in May 2001, a group of 26 men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona. Only 12 men came back out. "Superb . . . Nothing less than a saga on the scale of the Exodus and an ordeal as heartbreaking as the Passion . . . The book comes vividly alive with a richness of language and a mastery of narrative detail that only the most gifted of writers are able to achieve.--"Los Angeles Times Book Review."

Luis Alberto Urrea is the author of The Devil's Highway, The Hummingbirds Daughter, and Across the Wire. Winner of a Lannan Literary Award, and the Christopher Award, he is also the recipient of an American Book Award, a Western States Book Award, and a Colorado Book Award. In 2001, Luis was inducted into the Latino Literary Hall of Fame.
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The Devil's Highway
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Price: $9.99 US/$9.99 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780316049283
  • On Sale Date: 11/16/2008
The Devil's Highway