William Least Heat-Moon
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William Least Heat-Moon

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 13,000-mile journey around America on back roads and was on The New York Times bestseller list for 42 weeks. His second work, PrairyErth, is a narrative exploration into a corner of the great tallgrass prairie in eastern Kansas. River-Horse gives an account of his four-month sea-to-sea voyage across the United States on rivers, lakes, and canals. In Roads to Quoz, Heat-Moon sets out for a half-dozen American destinations that have long intrigued him. Here, There, Elsewhere brings together a collection of his shortform reportage about places around the world. His most recent book, Celestial Mechanics: A Tale for a Mid-Winter Night, has been described as a Blue Highways of the mind. It is his debut novel.

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    • Blue Highways

    • A Journey into America
    • By: William Least Heat-Moon
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 17 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 469
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 436
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 436

    Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A new Mark Twain... this is a great book

    • By Mr. on 01-25-13

    Regular price: $28.50

    • River Horse

    • A Voyage Across America
    • By: William Least Heat-Moon
    • Narrated by: Jay O. Sanders
    • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 48

    Teeming with humanity and high adventure, Heat-Moon's account is an unsentimental and original arteriogram of our nation at the edge of the Millennium....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting travel story with history

    • By Addicted to Audible on 04-12-14

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Here, There, Elsewhere

    • Stories from the Road
    • By: William Least Heat-Moon
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Here, There, Elsewhere draws together for the first time William Least Heat-Moon's greatest short-form travel writing....

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Roads to Quoz

    • An American Mosey
    • By: William Least Heat-Moon
    • Narrated by: Sherman Howard
    • Length: 21 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Heat-Moon is back on the backroads. Roads to Quoz is his lyrical, funny, and touching account of a series of American journeys into small-town America....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great!

    • By Max on 04-24-18

    Regular price: $17.09

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