The Devil S Highway

Author: Luis Alberto Urrea
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 031604928X
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. . The book comes vividly alive with a richness of language and a mastery of narrative detail that only the most gifted of writers are able to achieve.--"Los Angeles Times Book Review."

Snake Hunting On The Devil S Highway

Author: Richard Lapidus
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 159858216X
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There was so much laughter and good cheer that Richard was overwhelmed. He later dusted off his notes, and with the assistance of many people, assembled the stories in this collection."

Travels With Charley In Search Of America

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440638886
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Blue Highways (William Least Heat-Moon, 1982): Personal anguish sends the
author on a threemonth soul-searching road trip through the forgotten corners of
America. The Devil's Highway: A True Story (Luis Alberto Urrea, 2004): Socially
engaged in a way that Steinbeck would have endorsed, The Devil's Highway
details the trials of twenty-six men who attempt to cross the Mexican border into
southern Arizona. “Go Greyhound” (Bob Hicok, 2004): Hicok's poem speaks to
the feelings ...

Opening The Floodgates

Author: Kevin R. Johnson
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814743005
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430 (1999); Bill Ong Hing, The Dark Side of Operation Gatekeeper, 7 U.C. Davis
J. Int'l L. & Pol'y 121 (2001). 84. See, e.g., Ken Ellingwood, Hard Line: Life and
Death on the U.S.Mexico Border (2004); Sonia Nazario, Enrique's Journey: The
Story of a Boy's Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite With His Mother (2006); Jorge
Ramos, Dying to Cross: The Worst Immigrant Tragedy in American History (2005
); Luis Alberto Urrea, The Devil's Highway: A True Story (2004). 85. Huntington,
Who ...

Border Patrol Nation

Author: Todd Miller
Publisher: City Lights Publishers
ISBN: 0872866319
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Fast-paced frontline reporting and analysis on the militaristic spread of US Border Patrol and the long-term consequences for free society.

The Greenwood Encyclopedia Of Latino Literature Q Z

Author: Nicolás Kanellos
ISBN: 9780313339738
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Urrea was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2005 for The Devil's Highway: A True Story,
which tells of the journey of twenty-six undocumented immigrants across the
desert in Arizona. Only twelve of these men survived. Urrea conducted a variety
of interviews and researched the deaths of the migrants to stitch the story
together. He writes compassionately about the hardships of these undocumented
migrants but also describes coyotes (labor smugglers) and border patrol agents
without trying ...

The Devil S Teeth

Author: Susan Casey
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1466800518
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A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America's Great White Sharks
Susan Casey. would remove it for at least three hours. Then he'd sneak another
one out there, but this time he would use an ... And how exactly was a twelvefoot
shark supposed to move through the water while it was on the back of a flatbed
truck rolling down Highway One en route to Marineland of the Pacific? The whole
enterprise was outlandishly complicated. But in the wake of Jaws, in the
seventies and.

Current Biography

Author: H.W. Wilson Company
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Urrea, the Publishers Weekly (January 21, 2002) reviewer noted, "is a poetic
writer who draws strong characters and wears his literary compassion on his
sleeve, and he uses all of his gifts to full advantage here." Urrea's book The
Devil's Highway (2004) is the true story of 26 men who in May 2001 walked
through the desert from Veracruz, Mexico, to the Arizona border, to try to get into
the U.S. Fourteen of the men died on the way. Urrea told the story in novelistic
fashion, concentrating ...