Contributor biographical information for By the lake of sleeping children : the secret life of the Mexican border / Luis Alberto Urrea ; photographs by John Lueders-Booth.


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Luis Alberto Urrea was born in Tijuana to an American mother and a Mexican father._ He graduated from the University of California, San Diego, in 1977._ After working as a film extra, he joined a crew of relief workers helping the poor on the Mexican side of the border._ In 1982, he went to Massachusetts, where he taught Expository Writing at Harvard._ Currently, he lives in Boulder, Colorado.]]


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Tijuana (Baja California, Mexico) -- Social conditions.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Social conditions.
Ragpickers -- Mexico -- Tijuana (Baja California)