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Luis Urrea: Master Storyteller

Luis Alberto Urrea is hailed by NPR as a “literary badass” and a “master storyteller with a rock and roll heart.” The son of a Mexican mother and American father ... a boy who grew up in Tijuana and San Diego ... Urrea's 17 books take full advantage of his multi-genre life. Urrea received the coveted Founders Award at the 2019 Tucson Festival of Books.

Luis Urrea

Luis Alberto Urrea, a 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist and member of the Latino Literature Hall of Fame, is an acclaimed writer who uses his dual-culture life experiences to explore greater themes of love, loss and triumph....

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