Blue Highways

-- This edition of Blue Highways will include a new introduction by the author.

Blue Highways

Blue Highways

Published in 1983 to phenomenal reviews, Blue Highways: A Journey into America became a cult classic on par with Jack Kerouac's On the Road and John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley. In this highly acclaimed, bestselling memoir, a 38-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 maps. The places he discovers during his 13,000-mile journey are unexpected, sometimes mysterious, and often full of simply the wonder of the ordinary.-- Blue Highways received extraordinary reviews when it was first published: -- The current trade paperback edition (Houghton Mifflin) sells 25,000 copies a year but will be out of print by August 1999.-- Heat Moon's long-awaited next book, River-Horse, will be out in September and will draw much attention to this important author. it will be supported by a 14-city author tour, national advertising, holiday catalogs, and NPR sponsorship.-- This edition of Blue Highways will include a new introduction by the author.

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Blue Highways
Language: en
Pages: 435
Authors: William Least Heat Moon
Categories: Geography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984 - Publisher: Fawcett

Published in 1983 to phenomenal reviews, Blue Highways: A Journey into America became a cult classic on par with Jack Kerouac's On the Road and John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley. In this highly acclaimed, bestselling memoir, a 38-year-old laid-off college professor of Sioux and white blood drives around the U.S.
BLUE HIGHWAYS Revisited
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Edgar I. Ailor
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-25 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press

In 1978, William Least Heat-Moon made a 14,000-mile journey on the back roads of America, visiting 38 states along the way. In 1982, the 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
Writing BLUE HIGHWAYS
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: William Least Heat-Moon
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-13 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press

Winner, Distinguished Literary Achievement, Missouri Humanities Council, 2015 The story behind the writing of the best-selling Blue Highways is as fascinating as the epic trip itself. More than thirty years after his 14,000-mile, 38-state journey, William Least Heat-Moon reflects on the four years he spent capturing the lessons of the
Blue Highways
Language: en
Pages: 420
Authors: William Least Heat-Moon
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-03 - Publisher: Hachette UK

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
Blue Highways
Language: en
Pages: 421
Authors: William Least Heat Moon
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-07-01 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Recounts the author's journey through America along the blue roads on the map

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