Week of October 19, 2005
This week’s guest is Luis Alberto Urrea, author of THE
Mr. Urrea was a guest in July; at that time we discussed THE
HUMMINGBIRD'S DAUGHTER, his epic novel of
DEVIL’S HIGHWAY was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize last year, and
is now available in trade paperback from Back Bay Books. It is the
true story of 26 men who crossed over the U.S.-Mexican border at its
most dangerous part, the devil’s highway. 12 men came out
It is an even-handed report of what the men endured as they
crossed over. It is a harrowing story that deserves to be read. Mr.
Urrea’s writing continues to amaze me. I learned a great deal about
the relationship between the
during our interview. I know you’ll find it fascinating.
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