Blue Highways: A Journey Into America by William Least Heat-moonBlue Highways: A Journey Into America by William Least Heat-moon

Blue Highways: A Journey Into America

byWilliam Least Heat-moonForeword byBill Mckibben

Paperback | October 19, 1999

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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 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; Simplicity, Virginia; New Freedom, Pennsylvania; New Hope, Tennessee; Why, Arizona; Whynot, Mississippi."
His adventures, his discoveries, and his recollections of the extraordinary people he encountered along the way amount to a revelation of the true American experience.
William Least Heat-Moon is the author of the bestselling classics Roads to Quoz, Blue Highways, River Horse, and PrairyEarth. He lives in Columbia, Missouri.
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Title:Blue Highways: A Journey Into AmericaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.12 inPublished:October 19, 1999Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0316353299

ISBN - 13:9780316353298

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A true journey An extraordinary road trip across America. And an inner journey inside the man. You wish it never ends. Beautiful, inspiring, and a lot of thinking.
Date published: 2017-05-05

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Recounts the author's journey through America along the nation's backroads