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The devil's highway : a true story

Author: Luis Alberto Urrea
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView 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: Electronic books
Creative nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Urrea, Luis Alberto.
Devil's highway.
(DLC) 2003058930
(OCoLC)52937749
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luis Alberto Urrea
ISBN: 9780316147835 0316147834
OCLC Number: 883121279
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
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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