Luis Alberto Urrea

About

Luis Alberto Urrea, a poet and a writer of fiction and nonfiction, was born in Tijuana, Mexico, in 1955 and grew up in San Diego. His nonfiction book The Devil’s Highway was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and Across the Wire was a New York Times Notable Book in 1993. The son of an Anglo-American mother and a Mexican father, he says: “Home isn’t just a place, it is also a language.”

Entries in Home Ground

angostura
atarque
boulder jam
braided stream
brazo
gap
cat hole
cistern
hondo
huérfano
impact crater
incón
jaral
paraje
prado
quebrada
redrock
rock
shore
trace