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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.

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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.

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ISBN:
9780395925690
Author:
Moon, William Least Heat
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Author:
Least Heat-Moon, William
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
North American
Subject:
North America
Subject:
History, Local
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Plains
Subject:
Chase County
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Journeys
Subject:
Chase County (Kan.) Description and travel.
Subject:
Chase County (Kan.) History, Local.
Subject:
Americana-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
42
Publication Date:
February 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
9.22x6.12x1.44 in. 1.85 lbs.

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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.
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