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Author Urrea, Luis Alberto.

Title The devil's highway : a true story / Luis Alberto Urrea.

Imprint New York : Little, Brown, ©2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  304.873072 Ur7d 2004    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 239 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Cutting the drag: Rules of the game -- Dead man's sign: In Veracruz ; Coyote and the chicken ; El guía ; Jesús walks among us ; In Sonoita ; Pepsi for the apocalypse ; Bad step at bluebird ; Killed by the light -- In desolation: Long walk ; Their names ; Broken promise ; Trees and the sun ; Helicopters -- Aftermath: Aftermath ; Home.
Summary Describes the attempt of twenty-six men to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona, a region known as the Devil's Highway, detailing their harrowing ordeal and battle for survival against impossible odds. Only 12 men came back out. 2 maps.
Subject Human smuggling -- Mexican-American Border Region.
Illegal aliens -- Crimes against -- Mexican-American Border Region.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Mexico -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Social conditions.
Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00908722
Human smuggling. (OCoLC)fst00963471
Illegal aliens -- Crimes against. (OCoLC)fst00967155
Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01919811
Mexico. (OCoLC)fst01211700
North America -- Mexican-American Border Region. (OCoLC)fst01239966
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Creative nonfiction.
Creative nonfiction. (OCoLC)fst01919909
ISBN 0316746711
0316010804 (pbk.)
9780316010801 (pbk.)

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