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Into the Beautiful North

Into the Beautiful North

by Luis Alberto Urrea

…I always hopelessly, passionately, root for the underdog.

Works Cited

Excerpts from INTO THE BEAUTIFUL NORTH by Luis Alberto Urrea, Copyright © 2009 by Luis Alberto Urrea. Used by permission of Little, Brown & Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

Grimm, Ernie. "America Broke My Heart, Tijuana Blew My Mind." San Diego Reader, 24 June 2004.

Latimer, Clay. "Finding Peace on the Devil’s Highway." Coloradan magazine, 1 June 2011.

Urrea, Luis Alberto. "Luis Alberto Urrea’s Border-Crossing Journeys." Interview by Bill Moyers. Public Affairs Television, Inc., 10 August 2012.

---. "Conversation with Luis Urrea." Interview by Lauro Flores. WaterBridge Review. Pacific Rim Voices, Sept. 2006.

---. "Into the Beautiful North: Interview with the Author." One Book, One San Diego. San Diego Public Library, 2012.

---. "A Conversation with Luis Urrea." Interview by Josephine Reed. Art Works Podcast. National Endowment for the Arts, 13 Jan. 2011.

Works Consulted

Archibold, Randal C. "Arizona Enacts Stringent Law on Immigration." The New York Times, 23 Apr. 2010.

Becker, Andrew and Lowell Bergman. "Mexico: Crimes at the Border." Frontline. WGBH Educational Foundation, 27 May 2008.

Clifford, Frank. "Border Fence’s Devastating Toll.", 18 Sept. 2012.

Espinosa, Paul, Exec. Producer. "The Border." Public Broadcasting Service, 1999.

Miroff, Nick. "Lateral Deportation: Migrants Crossing the Mexican Border Fear a Trip Sideways." The Washington Post, 12 Feb. 2013.

Molzahn, Cory, Viridiana Rios and David A. Shirk. "Drug Violence in Mexico." The Justice in Mexico Project. The Trans-Border Institute at the University of San Diego, March 2012.

Nevarez, Griselda. "Victory Over Tucson School District Could Lead to Mexican American Studies Reinstatement." The Huffington Post, 8 Feb. 2013.


Writer: Deborah Galyan

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