Luis Alberto Urrea

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Queen of America, Part II

Luis Alberto UrreaQueen of AmericaIf you missed our 2012 interview with Pulitzer Prize finalist for nonfiction, Luis Alberto Urrea, be sure to tune in this week for the rebroadcast.  Luis discusses his novel, "Queen of America". This sequel to Urrea's "The Hummingbird’s Daughter", follows Teresita Urrea, beloved healer and "Saint of Cabora," as she flees with her father from Mexico on to a journey through turn of the century New York, San Francisco, St. Louis and beyond. 

Born in Tijuana, Mexico to a Mexican father and an American mother, Luis Urrea has authored over 13 books, and has won numerous awards for his poetry, fiction and essays. Rumour has it that another of Luis' novels "Into the Beautiful North" is being made into a movie.

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Luis Alberto Urrea discusses "Queen of America"

Luis Alberto UrreaQueen Of AmericaIf you missed our 2012 interview with Pulitzer Prize finalist for nonfiction, Luis Alberto Urrea, be sure to tune in this week for the rebroadcast.  Luis discusses his novel, "Queen of America". This sequel to Urrea's "The Hummingbird’s Daughter", follows Teresita Urrea, beloved healer and "Saint of Cabora," as she flees with her father from Mexico on to a journey through turn of the century New York, San Francisco, St. Louis and beyond. 

Born in Tijuana, Mexico to a Mexican father and an American mother, Luis Urrea has authored over 13 books, and has won numerous awards for his poetry, fiction and essays. Rumour has it that another of Luis' novels "Into the Beautiful North" is being made into a movie.