William sets out in his van to follow back roads of america, blue highways because they are colored blue on road maps. Blue highways revisited, the book and the exhibition. A journey into america by william least heat moon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. William least heatmoon is the author of the bestselling classics roads to quoz, blue highways, river horse, and prairyearth. William least heatmoon has more than 3,000 books in the american exploration portion of his home library.
Rediscovering the world of blue highways the new york. Classic rock cover band, doing the best of deep track covers, the who, the dead, and many. The first edition of the novel was published in 1982, and was written by william least heatmoon. In 1982, the popular blue highways, chronicling his adventures, was published. Our team can offer rmt, spa massage, acupuncture, counselling and chiropractic services to help replenish, recharge and destress your body. First, though the events take place more than 40 years ago, the book reads like a search for what currently ails us, because what ailed us. The main characters of this non fiction, travel story are. Maybe twice a year i read a book i wish were even longer. Blue highways author william least heatmoon on the art of traveling in place william least heatmoon has more than 3,000 books in the american exploration portion of his home. Three decades later, edgar ailor iii and his son, edgar iv, retraced and. A journey into america, published by little brown and company. The blue highway 4555 highway 34 s, harrisburg, illinois 62946 rated 2. Hailed as a masterpiece of american travel writing, blue highways is an unforgettable journey along our nations backroads. The book chronicles the,000 mile journey and the people he meets along the way, as he steers clear of cities and interstates, avoiding fast food and exploring.
Kindle ebooks can be read on any device with the free kindle app. He described the journey he took about 20 years ago, traveling around the u. Pdf blue highways book by william least heatmoon free. Under the name of william least heatmoon, william trogdon is the author of two bestselling classics blue highways and prairyerth. A journey into america is william least heat moons account of a threemonth,000mile trip around the united states. This book is a bit dated but still a pleasure to read and perhaps more important because it is dated. A journey into america by william least heatmoon is a great saddlebag book to have along, no matter how short or long the ride. William least heatmoon 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. The new york times blue highways ia a splended book, outstanding americana, which i rank above the next best thing preceding it in the genre, john steinbecks travel with charley. Free download or read online blue highways pdf epub book.
Blue highways is an autobiographical travel book, published in 1982, by william least heatmoon, born william trogdon. William least heatmoon recounts his journey through america along the nations back roads. Least heatmoon had driven every blue highway in america. Hailed as a masterpiece of american travel writing, blue highways. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 428 pages and is available in paperback format.1567 1362 609 1165 1008 10 1204 1271 1668 1628 1609 1314 965 146 1187 847 78 1080 593 870 287 152 1411 14 59 1134 509 1500 519 1500 853 678 314 125 1036 1391 734 944 390 17 812