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The Devil"s Highway

A True Story

by Luis Alberto Urrea

  • 224 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Back Bay Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & criminology,
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Sociology,
  • Human smuggling,
  • Emigration And Immigration,
  • Hispanic American Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Social conditions,
  • True Crime,
  • Mexico,
  • USA,
  • Illegal aliens,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Ethnic Studies - Hispanic American Studies,
  • Crimes against,
  • Mexican-American Border Region

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9526235M
    ISBN 100316010804
    ISBN 109780316010801

    The Devil's Highway describes the deadly journey of 26 Mexicans who, for a variety of compelling reasons, decide to cross the border into one of the most barren and brutal deserts on the continent Author: Popmatters Staff.   American Dirt is a fictional novel, while The Devil’s Highway is a non-fiction book that tells a true story that actually happened in Arizona’s southern desert region back in /5.

    Longarm on the Devil's Highway: Longarm by Tabor Evans and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Devils Highway - AbeBooks Passion for books. The Devil's Highway: A True Story by Luis Alberto Urrea. From a Pulitzer Prize finalist, "the single most compelling, lucid, and lyrical contemporary account of the absurdity of U.S. border policy" (The Atlantic). In May , a group of men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona.

    The Devil's Highway isn't just a great book, it's a necessary one."— Jeff Salamon, Austin American-Statesman "Urrea's writing is wickedly good--outrage tempered . Get this from a library! The devil's highway: a true story. [Luis Alberto Urrea] -- 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.


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"The Devil's Highway" on the other hand is the story of a group of people who, driven on by poverty, come to disaster in the infernal heat of the desert in an attempt to find work and to make things a little better for their families back home. A fine, humane, beautifully paced book Cited by: "The Devil's Highway" on the other hand is the story of a group of people who, driven on by poverty, come to disaster in the infernal heat of the desert in an attempt to find work and to make things a little better for their families back home.

A fine, humane, beautifully paced book /5(). The Devil's Highway is a nonfiction book that tells the story of twenty-six men who tried to cross the dangerous border between the U.S. and Mexico. The area the men tried to cross is a desert located in southern Arizona, with temperatures rising up to degrees Fahrenheit/5(50).

Urrea begins by recounting briefly some of the history of the “haunted” desert which is home to the Cabeza Prieta (or “dark-head”) National Wildlife Refuge, and the particularly treacherous strip of desert known as the Devil’s Highway. Urrea invokes ancient religious texts which mention a vast desert known as Desolation, beneath which all of the fallen angels are buried.

The Devil’s Highway is a retelling of the true story about immigration into the United States. As internationally known as a tragedy, in Maya group of Mexican men decided to cross the U.S border through the deadliest region in North America, the Arizonian The Devils Highway book.

The Devil’s Highway, written by journalist Luis Alberto Urrea, is a true story about Mexican migration into the United States. It retells the tragic story from May of when a group of men attempted to cross the U.S. border. After entering the desert of Arizona, they endured the deadliest region in North America.

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Plot Summary The Devil’s Highway is a saddening narrative about the real-life perils of Mexican immigration. Specifically, journalist Luis Alberto Urrea chronicles the devastating journey of a group of men as they attempted to cross the U.S. border in May of by way of the deadliest region, the aptly named Devil’s Highway in Arizona.

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Urrea sees no sacred cows - except for perhaps the poor individuals who dare to cross over to the U.S. Urrea's border landscape is murderous one, and the "Coyotes" that lead the illegals across are predators and gangsters.

It's all about money/5. In Maya group of men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona, through the deadliest region of the continent, /5(37). The Devil’s Highway, Urrea writes, has always had the mythic and seemingly vengeful atmosphere it possesses to this day.

Innumerable lives have been claimed by this desert, in a manner similar to or even worse than the way the Wellton 26 are currently suffering. In other words, Urrea is suggesting that the story he is about tell is timeless. In The Devil’s Highway, author Luis Alberto Urrea describes the events surrounding the deaths of 14 Mexican migrants in the desert in May of Part I: Cutting the Drag begins with a chapter titled “The Rules of the Game.”.

The Devil’s Highway is a story of astonishing courage and strength, of an epic battle against circumstance. These twenty-six men would look the Devil in the eyes – and some of them would not blink. Reviews “In May26 Mexican men scrambled across the border and into an area of the Arizona desert known as the Devil’s Highway.

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 : The Devil's Highway: A True Story (Audible Audio) Published June 2nd by Hachette Audio Unabridged, Audible Audio, 9 pages.

E-BOOK EXCERPT. El Camino Del Diablo (the Devils Highway) today is an unpaved mile route along the border between Arizona and Sonora, Mexico. The current route begins at Lukeville, Arizona 21 miles southwest of Ajo at the boundary between Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge.

Excerpt from the Pulitzer Prize-nominated THE DEVIL'S HIGHWAY by Luis Alberto Urrea. Narrated by the author. #JIAM The author of "Across the Wire" offers brilliant investigative reporting of what went wrong when, in Maya group of 26 men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona.

From a Pulitzer Prize finalist, "the single most compelling, lucid, and lyrical contemporary account of the absurdity of U.S. border policy" (The Atlantic).In Maya group of men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona, through the deadliest region of the continent, the "Devil's Highway.".

"The Devil's Highway," is a pretty good book. Urrea sees no sacred cows - unless discussing the poor individuals who dare to cross over to the U.S. The border landscape is murderous, and the. THE DEVIL’S HIGHWAY A TRUE STORY by American Book Award–winner Urrea (Wandering Time,etc.) tells this grim story wonderfully; like the Border Patrol’s trackers, he cuts back and forth, looking for signs, following tracks wherever they might lead.

This means relating the various biographies of the “walkers” themselves and.Urrea, Luis Alberto. () The devil's highway:a true story New York: Back Bay Books, MLA Citation. Urrea, Luis Alberto.

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