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The devil's highway : a true story

Author: Luis Alberto Urrea
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Creative nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luis Alberto Urrea
ISBN: 0316746711 9780316746717 0316010804 9780316010801
OCLC Number: 52937749
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 239 pages ; 22 cm
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.
Responsibility: Luis Alberto Urrea.
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