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The devil's highway : a true story

Author: Luis Alberto Urrea
Publisher: New York, NY : Back Bay Books, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView 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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luis Alberto Urrea
ISBN: 9780316010801 0316010804
OCLC Number: 880198386
Notes: "Originally published in hardcover by Little, Brown and Company, April 2004"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Includes reading group guide, afterword copyright 2014.
Description: xvi, 255, 24 pages : maps ; 21 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: Louis Alberto Urrea.

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