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Western Lit: Luis Alberto Urrea’s New Novel Reflects on Family Relationships That Transcend the U.S.-Mexico Border.

Last winter, at a talk in Aspen, Colorado, author Luis Alberto Urrea described his childhood in a rough San Diego neighborhood near the border, where his family moved from Tijuana during a tuberculosis outbreak. Born to a Mexican father and an American mother, the blue-eyed, blond child spoke Spanish before he spoke English and spent […]