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The House of Broken Angels

Luis Alberto Urrea's newest book, The House of Broken Angels, is a novel of an American family, which happens to be from Mexico. Angel de la Cruz knows this is his last birthday and he wants to gather his progeny for a final fiesta.

 

“literary badass” and a “master storyteller with a rock and roll heart”
— NPR

LUIS ALBERTO URREA
Author

Until We Meet the Author

“The House of Broken Angels has everything we demand of a great novel—sweep, ambition, generosity, myth, intimacy, and, above all, humanity. Luis Alberto Urrea just gets better and better.”

—Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize–winning and New York Times bestselling author of Everybody’s Fool

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Luis Alberto Urrea

PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST

A 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist for nonfiction and member of the Latino Literature Hall of Fame, Urrea is the critically acclaimed and best-selling author of 17 books, winning numerous awards for his poetry, fiction and essays. Born in Tijuana to a Mexican father and American mother, Urrea is most recognized as a border writer, though he says, “I am more interested in bridges, not borders.”

 
Photo by Joe Mazza
Photo by Joe Mazza