Blue Highways

The book is called Blue Highways and it is a masterpiece .

Blue Highways

Blue Highways

'When Least Heat-Moon lost his job in a college in Missouri, he got a half-ton Ford van, packed a few necessaries, including Leaves of Grass and Neihardt's Black Elk Speaks, and set out to follow the track of various ancestors and write a book about America. The book is called Blue Highways and it is a masterpiece ... Least Heat-Moon has a genius for finding people who have not even found themselves, exploring their lives, capturing their language, and recreating little (or big) worlds, or moments. In short, he makes America seem new, in a very special way, and its people new. Blue Highways is a magnificent and unique tour.' Robert Penn Warren 'Least Heat-Moon is a witty, generous, sophisticated and democratic observer. His modesty, his subtle, kindly humour, and his uncanny gift for catching good people at good moments makes Blue Highways a joy to read.' Annie Dillard

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Blue Highways
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: William Least Heat Moon
Categories: United States
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Vintage

'When Least Heat-Moon lost his job in a college in Missouri, he got a half-ton Ford van, packed a few necessaries, including Leaves of Grass and Neihardt's Black Elk Speaks, and set out to follow the track of various ancestors and write a book about America. The book is called
BLUE HIGHWAYS Revisited
Language: en
Pages: 322
Authors: Edgar I. Ailor, William Least Heat-Moon
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-25 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press

Media Kit 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
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
Defense Highway Act of 1941
Language: en
Pages: 84
Authors: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads
Categories: Roads
Type: BOOK - Published: 1941 - Publisher:

Considers (77) S. 1580.
Exploring Blue Highways
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: JoBeth Allen, Marilynn Cary, Lisa Delgado
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher:

Detailing an examination of language, literacy and school reform, this work provides an inside view of how teacher research and reform can positively change both teachers and students, making then better readers, writers and learners.

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