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The devil's highway : a true story

Author: Luis Alberto Urrea
Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Back Bay pbk. edView all editions and formats
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An account of "twenty-six men who in May 2001 attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona, through the deadly region known as the Devil's Highway ... Only twelve of the men made it out."--Cover p. [4].
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luis Alberto Urrea
ISBN: 0316010804 9780316010801 9780316746717 0316746711
OCLC Number: 62082823
Notes: Originally published in hardcover: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2004.
Includes reading group guide.
"Back Bay readers' pick"--Cover.
Description: xvi, 239, 11 p. : map ; 22 cm.
Contents: Cutting the drag. The rules of the game --
Dead man's sign. In Veracruz ; The coyote and the chicken ; El guía ; Jesús walks among us ; In Sonoita ; A pepsi for the apocalypse ; Bad step at bluebird ; Killed by the light --
In desolation. The long walk ; Their names ; Broken promise ; The trees and the sun ; Helicopters --
Aftermath. Aftermath ; Home.
Responsibility: Luis Alberto Urrea.

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