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    • The House of Broken Angels

    • By: Luis Alberto Urrea
    • Narrated by: Luis Alberto Urrea
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 303
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 285
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 283

    In his final days, beloved and ailing patriarch Miguel Angel de La Cruz, affectionately called Big Angel, has summoned his entire clan for one last legendary birthday party. But as the party approaches, his mother, nearly 100, dies herself, leading to a farewell doubleheader in a single weekend. Among the guests is Big Angel's half-brother, known as Little Angel, who must reckon with the truth that although he shares a father with his siblings, he has not, as a half gringo, shared a life. Across two bittersweet days in their San Diego neighborhood, the revelers mingle.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Marvelous story read masterfully by the author!

    • By Massimiliano Giorgini on 03-14-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Devil's Highway

    • A True Story
    • By: Luis Alberto Urrea
    • Narrated by: Luis Alberto Urrea
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 359
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 331
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 331

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Part Death Physiology, Part Tragic Poem

    • By L. Lyter on 10-19-12

    Regular price: $22.80

    • The Hummingbird's Daughter

    • A Novel
    • By: Luis Alberto Urrea
    • Narrated by: Luis Alberto Urrea
    • Length: 18 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 499
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 328
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 327

    It is 1889, and civil war is brewing in Mexico. A 16-year-old girl, Teresita, illegitimate but beloved daughter of the wealthy and powerful rancher Don Tomas Urrea, wakes from the strangest dream, a dream that she has died. Only it was not a dream. This passionate and rebellious young woman has arisen from death with the power to heal, but it will take all her faith to endure the trials that await her and her family now that she has become the "Saint of Cabora".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My New Favorite Book

    • By Steph on 10-27-06

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Queen of America

    • A Novel
    • By: Luis Alberto Urrea
    • Narrated by: Luis Alberto Urrea
    • Length: 17 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86

    After the bloody Tomochic rebellion, Teresita Urrea, beloved healer and "Saint of Cabora," flees with her father to Arizona. But their plans are derailed when she once again is claimed as the spiritual leader of the Mexican Revolution. Besieged by pilgrims and pursued by assassins, Teresita embarks on a journey through turn-of-the-century industrial America-New York, San Francisco, St. Louis. She meets immigrants and tycoons, European royalty and Cuban poets, all waking to the new American century. And as she decides what her own role in this modern future will be, she must ask herself....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Urrea does it again

    • By Charlotte on 04-01-13

    Regular price: $22.80

    • The Water Museum

    • Stories
    • By: Luis Alberto Urrea
    • Narrated by: Luis Alberto Urrea
    • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Examining the borders between one nation and another, between one person and another, Urrea reveals his mastery of the short form. This collection includes the Edgar Award-winning "Amapola" and his now-classic "Bid Farewell to Her Many Horses", which had the honor of being chosen for NPR's Selected Shorts not once but twice.

    Regular price: $28.50