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The devil's highway : a true story / Luis Alberto Urrea.

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  • ISBN: 0316010804
  • ISBN: 9780316010801
  • Physical Description: xvi, 239, 11 pages : map ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Back Bay paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books, 2005.

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General Note: Originally published in hardcover: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2004.
Includes reading group guide.
10 copies.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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 promis ; The trees and the sun ; Helicopters -- Aftermath. Aftermath ; Home.
Summary, etc.: 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].
Subject: Human smuggling > Mexican-American Border Region.
Undocumented immigrants > Crimes against > Mexican-American Border Region.
United States > Emigration and immigration > Social aspects.
Mexico > Emigration and immigration > Social aspects.
Mexican-American Border Region > Social conditions.
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