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The Resource The devil's highway : a true story, Luis Alberto Urrea

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

Label
The devil's highway : a true story
Title
The devil's highway
Title remainder
a true story
Statement of responsibility
Luis Alberto Urrea
Title variation
devils highway
Title variation remainder
a true story
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. 2 maps
Summary
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
Tone
Award
YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
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189668
Cataloging source
DLC
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Urrea, Luis Alberto
Dewey number
304.8/73072
Index
index present
LC call number
JV6475
LC item number
.U77 2004
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Human smuggling
  • Illegal aliens
  • United States
  • Mexico
  • Mexican-American Border Region
Target audience
adult
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a true story
Label
The devil's highway : a true story, Luis Alberto Urrea
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Cutting the drag: Rules of the game -- Dead man's sign: In Veracruz ; Coyote and the chicken ; El guâia ; Jesâus walks among us ; In Sonoita ; Pepsi for the apocalypse ; Bad step at bluebird ; Killed by the light -- In desolation: Long walk ; Their names ; Broken promise ; Trees and the sun ; Helicopters -- Aftermath: Aftermath ; Home
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 239 p.
Isbn
9780316746717
Lccn
2003058930
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780316746717
  • (OCoLC)52937749
Label
The devil's highway : a true story, Luis Alberto Urrea
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Cutting the drag: Rules of the game -- Dead man's sign: In Veracruz ; Coyote and the chicken ; El guâia ; Jesâus walks among us ; In Sonoita ; Pepsi for the apocalypse ; Bad step at bluebird ; Killed by the light -- In desolation: Long walk ; Their names ; Broken promise ; Trees and the sun ; Helicopters -- Aftermath: Aftermath ; Home
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 239 p.
Isbn
9780316746717
Lccn
2003058930
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780316746717
  • (OCoLC)52937749

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