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By Garth Meyer
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Urrea to bring Mexican-American family story to the Palouse region

 

November 7, 2019

Joe Mazza

Author Luis Alberto Urrea

Luis Alberto Urrea, born in Tijuana to a Mexican father and American mother, who beforehand registered him as a US citizen born abroad, will come to the Palouse Nov. 12-15 in support of Everybody Reads. His book "The House of Broken Angels," is the choice for the 19th year of the program, which features one title for readers across the region.

"I've been almost everywhere, but not quite there," said Urrea, though he's been to Lewiston and gone to Wallowa Lake multiple times to participate in Fishtrap, a Writers of the American West conference.

Now, his 18th book has come together in a coinc...



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