Luis Urrea

601 South Morgan Street (MC 162)
University Hall, Suite 1908
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 312.413.2221
Fax: 312.413.1005
Curriculum Vitae

Fiction, non-fiction, poetry

Luis Urrea has recently completed 20 years of historical, cultural, and spiritual research for the historical novel, The Hummingbird of God. This book is the story of Teresa Urrea, also known as The Saint of Cabora. Also completing two books of poetry: The Tijuana Book of the Dead, and Piedra; a novel, The House of Broken Angels; and film adaptations of two previous books.


The Hummingbird's Daughter
Back Bay Books
Published: April 3, 2006
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The Devil's Highway: A True Story
Back Bay Books
Published: September 19, 2005
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In Search of Snow: A Novel (Camino Del Sol)
University of Arizona Press; 1 edition
Published: November 1999
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