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devil"s highway

by Hannah March

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Published by Headline in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History -- 1760-1789 -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: 1999.

      StatementHannah March.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6063.A617 D48 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination312 p. ;
      Number of Pages312
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3369798M
      ISBN 100747260133
      LC Control Number2004445208
      OCLC/WorldCa42444713

      Sonora, The Devil’s Highway 16+ 1h 34m Mexican Movies During the s, a diverse group of travelers is forced to trek to Mexicali, encountering racism and unforeseeable threats in the or: Alejandro Springall. The Devil's Highway by Applegate, Stan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Devils Highway - AbeBooks Passion for books.

      “The Devil’s Highway is a stunning book: powerful, poetic, passionate, and moving. It takes a single tragic incident, refracts it through history and mythology, and uses the result not only to examine the relationship between the rich and the poor, the weak and the powerful, but to illuminate the nature of human beings at their most. Luis Alberto Urrea's book The Devil's Highway is a biographical account of 26 Mexicans crossing the US border Quitobaquito in Arizona and traversing "The Devil's Highway." The book is actually told.

        • The Devil’s Highway is published by 4th Estate. To order a copy for £ (RRP £) go to or call . Describes the harrowing May 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 odds on a trek that cost fourteen lives. Reprint. 20, first printing.4/5(34).


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About the Author A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his landmark work of nonficiton The Devil's Highway, Luis Alberto Urrea is also the bestselling author of the novels The Hummingbird's Daughter, Into the Beautiful North, and Queen of America, as well as the story collection The Water Museum, a PEN/Faulkner Award by: Urrea masterfully brings to life the lives of 26 men and boys who attempted to enter the United States by walking across the treacherous southern Arizona desert, called the Devil’s Highway, in May of /5.

About the Author A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his landmark work of nonficiton The Devil's Highway, Luis Alberto Urrea is also the bestselling author of the novels The Hummingbird's Daughter, Into the Beautiful North, and Queen of America, as well as the story collection The Water Museum, a PEN/Faulkner Award finalist/5(50).

"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 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.

“In May26 Mexican men scrambled across the border and into an area of the Arizona desert known as the Devil’s Highway. A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his landmark work of nonficiton The Devil's Highway, Luis Alberto Urrea is also the bestselling author of the novels The Hummingbird's Daughter, Into the Beautiful North, and Queen of America, as well as the story collection The Water Museum, a PEN/Faulkner Award finalist.

He has won the Lannan Literary Devils highway book, an Edgar Award, and a /5(37). The book comes vividly alive with a richness of language and a mastery of narrative element that solely probably the most gifted of writers are capable of obtain.–"Los Angeles Occasions Guide Evaluate." How to Download The Devil’s Highway: A True Story Pdf.

Please use the link provided below to generate a unique link valid for 24hrs. 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.”.

Acclaimed writer Luís Alberto Urrea tells the story of the Wellton 26 (sometimes referred to as the Yuma 14), a group of illegal immigrants, mostly from the impoverished southern Mexican state of Veracruz, who became lost in the treacherous Yuma desert after a series of fatal mistakes made by their smuggler, or pollero, Jesús “Mendez” Lopez Ramos.

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 desert.

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.

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. The Devil’s Highway—El Camino del Diablo—crosses hundreds of miles and thousands of years of Arizona and Southwest history.

This heritage trail follows a torturous route along the U.S. Mexico border through a lonely landscape of cactus, desert flats, drifting. Editions for The Devil's Highway: A True Story: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Paperback published in ), (Ha Home My Books. 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. 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. 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.

Luis Alberto Urrea (Author) A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his landmark work of nonfiction The Devil's Highway, Luis Alberto Urrea is also the bestselling author of the novels The Hummingbird's Daughter, Into the Beautiful North, and Queen of America, as well as the s More about Luis Alberto Urrea.

In May26 Mexican men scrambled across the border and into an area of the Arizona desert known as the Devil's Highway. Only 12 made it safely across. American Book Award–winning wri In May. What other book might you compare The Devil's Highway to and why.

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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 odds. Only 12 men came back out.

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