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William Least Heat Moon Reading

William Moon

William Least Heat Moon Reading

Blue Highways

by William Moon

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Amer Audio Prose Library Inc .
Written in English

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  • Audio Adult: Other

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12031242M
    ISBN 101556440839
    ISBN 109781556440830


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William Least Heat-Moon has 22 books on Goodreads with ratings. William Least Heat-Moon’s most popular book is Blue Highways. About a quarter century ago, a previously unknown writer named William Least Heat-Moon wrote a book called Blue Highways.

Acclaimed as a classic, it was a travel book like no other. Quirky, discursive, endlessly curious, Heat-Moon had embarked on. Under the name of William Least Heat-Moon, William Trogdon is the author of two best-selling classics BLUE HIGHWAYS and PRAIRYERTH.

His newest William Least Heat Moon Reading book is RIVER-HORSE: A VOYAGE ACR0SS AMERICA. He lives in Columbia, Missouri.

Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission/5(15). William Least Heat-Moon Robert Penn Warren pronounced Heat-Moon's Blue Highways "a masterpiece." Now Heat-Moon has pulled to the side of the road and set off on foot to take readers on an exploration of time and space, landscape and history in the Flint Hills of central Kansas.

Actions & Adventure / History & Fiction. William Least-Heat Moon has taken a story of people making choices incompatible with their own desires and natures and given us a travelogue of the spirit.

The trajectories of these three people, each one trying to find their place in a cosmos crowded with distraction and uncertainty, reveal the geography of the self and the gravity of choice/5(9).

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From wikipedia: William Least Heat-Moon, byname of William Trogdon is an American travel writer of English, Irish and Osage Nation ancestry. He is the author of a bestselling trilogy of topographical U.S.

travel writing. His pen name came from his father saying, "I call myself Heat Moon, your elder brother is Little Heat Moon/5(5). PrairyErth: A Deep Map: Least Heat-Moon, William: : Books.

Buy New. $ List Price: $ Save: $ (39%) Qty: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Qty: by: William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put home behind him and a sense of curiosity about "those little towns that get on the map-if they get on at all-only because some cartographer has a blank space to fill: Remote, Oregon; Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads.4/5.

The tall prairie plains are a seldom acknowledged part of our history and ecosystem. For most people, me included, Kansas is something to get through, but Least Heat-Moon takes the time to dissect, interject, and inspect what has.

Kansas to most people is Kansas as the Avett Brothers describe: as nowhere as I can be.4/5. Looking for books by William Least Heat-Moon.

See all books authored by William Least Heat-Moon, including Blue Highways: A Journey into America, and River-Horse: Across America by Boat, and more on Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

William Least Heat Moon Reading book May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Least Heat-Moon, William.

Published by Houghton Mifflin () ISBN 10 William Least Heat-Moon. Published by. Free download or read online Blue Highways pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by William Least Heat-Moon. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this non fiction, travel story are. The book has been awarded with, and many others.4/5. Mr. WILLIAM LEAST HEAT-MOON, AUTHOR, "RIVER-HOUSE: A VOYAGE ACROSS AMERICA": Well, I think for the last 20 years, I've been trying to find a way to cross America by--by water, trying to link up one waterway with the next, with lakes, with canals.

It took me about 20 years to--to put these together, and finally when I thought, `I think I have a route,' then, of course, if you have a route. William Least Heat-Moon (Official). K likes. This William Least Heat-Moon (Official) Facebook page is directed by an administrator who passes along to William all messages.

He reads every one.5/5. Book jacket of “O America” by William Least Heat-Moon. (University of Missouri Press) “It’s fiction with history in it,” he says, “but there’s very little that I made up.” Although the main. Read-Alikes for William Least Heat-Moon.

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You, coming last, therefore, are Least," giving him his pen name. William Least Heat-Moon; William Least Heat-Moon (primary author only) Author division.

William Least Heat-Moon is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Includes. William Least Heat-Moon is composed of 18 names.

You can examine and separate out names. Buy a cheap copy of PrairyErth book by William Least Heat-Moon. Eight years in the making--a new American classic from the author of Blue Highways. William Least Heat-Moon's genius in PrairyErth lies in constructing a deep map Free shipping over $Cited by:   This past spring I took a circular, nationwide roadtrip of my own very similar to the one William Least Heat-Moon takes in this great book.

Though my trip was a little shorter in length and a lot shorter in duration, I can definitely identify with Heat-Moon's efforts at Cited by: 3. Winner, Distinguished Literary Achievement, Missouri Humanities Council, The story behind the writing of the best-selling Blue Highways is as fascinating as the epic trip itself.

More than thirty years after mile, state journey, William Least Heat-Moon reflects on the four years he spent capturing the lessons of the road trip on paper—the stops and starts in his Brand: University of Missouri Press.

William Least Heat-Moon, born Bill Trogdon in Kansas City, is best known for his nonfiction, especially “Blue Highways.” His latest book is a novel, “O America: Discovery in a New Land Author: Michael Mansur. Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon and a great selection of related books, Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Moon, William Least Heat. WILLIAM LEAST HEAT-MOON, pen name of William Trogdon, is of English, Irish, and Osage ancestry.

He lives in Missouri on an old tobacco farm he’s returning to forest. His first book, Blue Highways, tells of a 13,mile journey around America on back roads.

Always the Book Read a chapter from a new novel by one of MU’s most popular authors, William Least Heat-Moon, a.k.a. William Trogdon. Ever since he could remember, noted author William Trogdon has had a book in his hand.

Long known for his nonfiction, starting with Blue Highways inTrogdon published his first novel inexcerpted on. William Least Heat-Moon: | | | |William Least Heat-Moon| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and.

Whitman comes to mind while reading “PrairyErth (a deep map),” the new book about Kansas by William Least Heat-Moon, author of the best-selling “Blue Highways.” Melville and Emerson come. William Least Heat Moon ().

“Blue Highways: A Journey Into America”, Mariner Books. Call me Least Heat-Moon. My father calls himself Heat-Moon, my elder brother Little Heat-Moon. I, coming last, am therefore Least. It has been a long lesson of a name to learn. To the Siouan peoples, the Moon of Heat is the seventh month, a time also known as the Blood Moon—I think because of its dusky midsummer : Little, Brown and Company.

River-Horse: A Voyage Across America by William Least Heat-Moon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Even as some aspects of the book slip into quaint antiquity (the name itself, for instance comes from the old atlas tradition of depicting small rural highways in blue ink), others remain timely.

We always have traveled to re-center ourselves after upheaval (job loss and relationship woes, in Least Heat-Moon’s case), and we will again someday. William Least Heat-Moon is an ambitious traveler, as evidenced by the triad of books for which he’s best known.

He motored down America’s back roads in “Blue Highways,” footed it through a Author: Katherine Hauswirth. I read Blue Highways inat the age of The book connected with me, as I read about what I so much wanted to do, but was trapped with at least one more year in academia. What helped me.

Columbus in the Americas (Turning Points in History) by Heat-Moon, William Least and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Blue Highways Great book, enjoy reading.

Would and will read again. More Books by William Least Heat-Moon See All. Here, There, Elsewhere. Roads to Quoz. PrairyErth. Columbus In the Americas. River-Horse. Celestial Mechanics. More ways to shop: Find an Apple Store or other retailer near you/5(39). Under the name of William Least Heat-Moon, William Trogdon is the author of the best-selling classics BLUE HIGHWAYS, PRAIRYERTH, and RIVER-HORSE: A VOYAGE ACROSS AMERICA.

He lives in Columbia, Missouri. Learn More. reviews "A good hearted book. Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Paperback. Condition: Good. Light reading wear Open Books is a nonprofit social venture that provides literacy experiences for thousands of readers each year through inspiring programs and creative capitalization of books.

by William Least Heat-Moon includes books Blue Highways: A Journey into America, PrairyErth, and River-Horse: Across America by Boat.

See the complete The Travel Trilogy series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

About River-Horse. The author of Blue Highways and PrairyErth “takes us on a lifetime voyage full of imagery, insight and appreciation.” —Cleveland Plain Dealer In his most ambitious journey ever, William Least Heat-Moon sets off aboard a small boat named Nikawa (“river horse” in Osage) from the Atlantic at New York Harbor in hopes of entering the Pacific near Astoria, Oregon.

Heat-Moon is pictured above with the manuscripts for his first book, shortly after emergency surgery at the Columbia, Mo. VA Medical Center likely saved his life.

Critically recognized author William Least Heat-Moon’s latest book, Celestial Mechanics, is fiction—but the Navy Veteran will tell you it’s a fact that neither it nor his other.Enter William Least Heat-Moon, whose travels on the blue highways of America almost two decades ago made the aimless journey a spiritual and communal necessity.

Now, he's taken on the "web of faint azure lines, a varicose scribing of my atlas" the rivers and waterways that extend nearly nonstop from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific Northwest.