The Devil’s Highway: A True Story


Author: Luis Alberto Urrea

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…..Read More

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