The Devil’s Highway


Luis Alberto Urrea

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La Cabeza Prieta

The Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge is the vast sprawl of desert which is home to the Devil’s Highway, named the “dark-head desert” for the range of mountains that rise out of the flat plains…

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Coyotes and Chickens

“Coyote” has long been the most common term in Mexico for someone who smuggles people across the border, but The Devil’s Highway introduces readers to a new nomenclature, or “border slang.” What most Americans think…

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