The Devil's Highway Summary
Urrea, Luis Alberto

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The Devil's Highway Overview

In The Devil’s Highway, author Luis Alberto Urrea describes in devastating detail the tragic story of the so-called “Yuma 14/Wellton 26,” a group of Mexican migrants attempting to cross the border into the United States through a desert strip of land called the “Devil’s Highway.” When they got lost, 14 of the original 26 died from hyperthermia, or heat stroke. This book includes themes such as masculinity, immigration, borders, and feelings of desolation.

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