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Blue Highways

Blue Highways

A Journey in to America

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Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put home be. Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. 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.

First Edition. BLUE HIGHWAYS, Little, Brown, , first edition, near fine in like color pictorial dust-wrapper with a small chip missing from the lower left corner of the rear dust-wrapper panel. A wonderful book. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller Buy Blue Highways: A Journey into America by Heat Moon, William Least, Heat Moon, William Least (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5().

Blue Highways: A Journey into America is William Least Heat Moon's account of a three-month, 13,mile driving trip around the United States. William sets out in his van to follow back roads of America, those called blue highways because of the way they are marked on road maps.   Blue Highways A Journey Into America (Book): Heat Moon, William Least: Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. 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.


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William Least Heat-Moon is the author of the bestselling classics Roads to Quoz, Blue Highways, River Horse, and PrairyEarth. He lives in Columbia, by: 3. William Least Heat-Moon is the author of the bestselling classics Roads to Quoz, Blue Highways, River Horse, and PrairyEarth.

He lives in Columbia, : Little, Brown and Company. Blue Highways is a travelogue penned by William Least Heat-Moon. A Vietnam vet and Native American, Heat-Moon details his four month driving trip through the backwaters of America.

He starts the book heading out east from his home in Missouri. He drives and sleeps in his Ford Econo-line van.4/5. Written by a heartbroken person set out for a journey through the beaten roads of American "Blue highways". Superbly described with an unfamiliarity which /5(). Blue Highways: A Journey into America Unstated Edition by Moon, William Least Heat published by Back Bay Books ()/5(4).

Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads/5(). Blue Highways: A Journey Into America Study Guide consists of approx.

40 pages of summaries and analysis on Blue Highways: A Journey Into America by William Least Heat-Moon. This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Objects/Places, Themes, Style, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion.5/5.

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.4/5.

In this highly acclaimed, bestselling memoir, a year-old laid-off college professor of Sioux and white blood drives around the U.S. on the "blue highways, " the rural back made that are colored blue on old by: 3.

Once in the small and the forgotten places he finds on the map (the book is named for the blue highways that are the small state and county roads on his map) it may be an out of the way diner or café, a little college community, even a monastery, he retells histories and tales that.

The Story of How a Book Happened. Author: William Least Heat-Moon; Publisher: University of Missouri Press ISBN: Category: Language Arts & Disciplines Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» 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.

He called the book “Blue Highways” because that was the color, on the old maps, of the roads he followed, the secondaries made obsolete by the construction of the : Rich Cohen. Blue Highways is an autobiographical travel book, published inby William Least Heat-Moon, born William : William Least Heat-Moon.

Far from being a technical manual, Writing Blue Highways: The Story of How a Book Happenedis an adventure story of its own, a journey of “exploration into the myriad routes of heart and mind that led to the making of a book from the first sorry and now vanished paragraph to the last words that came not from a graphite pencil but from a Brand: University of Missouri Press.

Blue Highways by William Least Heat Moon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Inthe popular Blue Highways, which chronicled his adventures, was published.

Three decades later, Edgar Ailor III and his son, Edgar IV, retraced and photographed Heat-Moon’s route, culminating in Blue Highways Revisited, released for publicati InWilliam Least Heat-Moon made a 14,mile journey on the back roads of America, visiting 38 states along the way/5.

Blue Highways: A Journey Into America Summary & Study Guide William Least Heat-Moon This Study Guide consists of approximately 32 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Blue Highways.

Bill’s wife leaves him and he loses his job as an English professor around the same time so he decides to take off alone on a road trip around America following what he calls the “blue highways”, roads that are blue on an atlas or essentially country highways/5. Blue Highways: A Journey into America is a travel memoir by American writer William Least Heat-Moon.

An autobiographical account of a man’s search for an authentic identity in the less visited places of the United States, Heat-Moon’s memoir was hailed as “an immensely appealing performance” by.

The book that took me to America. The author has the ability to take you there. Blue Highways book Jim Timber. Loading Unsubscribe from Jim Timber. Cancel Unsubscribe. Throughout the first three quarters of Blue Highways I was tempted to quit. Except for the author's encounter with an old hitchhiking Indian, the book was largely boring because it seemef the author was disinterested in the geography of the areas and in the people he met.

When he came to New England though his entire attitude changed. He wrote a book about his travels in order to find out where he was trying to arrive at and called it " Blue Highways," because on old maps the back roads were colored in blue. The book is. 12) Blue Highways, by William Least Heat Moon Hmm, I’m noticing a bit of a theme here in this old dog’s favorite books.

This is a gripping documentation of one man’s circumnavigation of our lower 48 states in a van, eschewing the major highways for smaller, two-lane roads (which appear as blue on the map).