Fresh Air for March 5, 2018: Mexican-American Writer Luis Alberto Urrea Hear the Fresh Air program for March 5, 2018

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Luis Alberto Urrea was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for his 2004 book The Devil's Highway: A True Story, about a group of Mexican men who cross the border into the United States. Joe Mazza/Little Brown hide caption

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Mexican-American Author Finds Inspiration In Family, Tragedy And Trump

Luis Alberto Urrea's The House of Broken Angels borrows from the story of his older brother, who died of cancer. He says the book went through a dramatic rewrite after Trump became president.

Luis Alberto Urrea was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for his 2004 book The Devil's Highway: A True Story, about a group of Mexican men who cross the border into the United States. Joe Mazza/Little Brown hide caption

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Mexican-American Author Finds Inspiration In Family, Tragedy And Trump

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