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


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The author of "Across the Wire" offers brilliant investigative reporting of what went wrong when, in May 2001, a group of 26 men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona. Only 12 men came back out. "Superb . . . Nothing less than a saga on the scale of the Exodus and an ordeal as heartbreaking as the Passion . . . 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."


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Human smuggling -- Mexican-American Border Region.
Illegal aliens -- 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.