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Blue Highways

A Journey into America

by William Least Heat Moon

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Published by Mariner Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages421
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7468680M
ISBN 100395925029
ISBN 109780395925027
OCLC/WorldCa23769648

Near the end of the book, Heat Moon travels to West Virginia, which will be one of his last stops before he heads back home. He takes a map and traces where he has been and see that he made a full circle around the outskirts of America. At the end of his trip, he says, "If the. Blue Highways, Belmar, New Jersey. 2, likes · 98 talking about this · 10 were here. Classic Rock Cover Band, doing the best of deep track covers, the who, the dead, and many moreFollowers: K.

Blue Highway is an American contemporary bluegrass band formed in and based in Tennessee. The band's albums include Wondrous Love (), Marbletown (), and Original Traditional (). Background. After helping found the band Dusty Miller, which was the SPBGMA International Genres: Bluegrass, country, southern gospel, folk, . Published in 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 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.4/5(51).

We introduce our book, Blue Highways Revisited, in "About Our Project."See the 13, mile trip plotted on "The Route" map. "Scenic Blue" provides a glimpse of the diverse beauty of the thirty-eight states Blue Highways and Blue Highways Revisited traversed."The Road Ahead" samples places along the route: the barber shop in Dime Box, Texas; the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Conyers, Georgia. Blue Highways: A Journey into America is William Least Heat Moon's account of a three-month, 13,mile driving trip around the United States. William sets out in his van to follow back roads of America, those called blue highways because of the way they are marked on road maps.


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A Vietnam vet and Native American, Heat-Moon details his four month driving trip through the backwaters of America.

He starts the book heading out east from his home in Missouri. He drives and sleeps in his Ford Econo-line van.4/5. Oct 19,  · Blue Highways by William Least Heat-Moon is a wonderfully written recollection of a cross-country adventure taken by the author.

Armed only with his van (ghost dancing), his 'desperate sense of isolation' and longing to leave his present situation, he sets out across the country traveling only on rural state and county roads, which are marked in blue on his old atlas (5).4/5(42).

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Three decades later, Edgar Ailor III and his son, Edgar IV, retraced and photographed Heat-Moon’s route, culminating in Blue Highways Revisited, released for publication on the thirtieth anniversary of Blue Highways. A foreword by Heat-Moon notes, "The photographs, often with amazing accuracy, capture my verbal Cited by: 1.

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Published in 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 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.

Aug 01,  · Published in 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 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 Cited by: 3. May 01,  ·  Inthe 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 in Blue Highways Revisited, released for publication on /5. Blue Highways: A Journey Into America Summary & Study Guide William Least Heat-Moon This Study Guide consists of approximately 32 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Blue Highways.

Once in the small and the forgotten places he finds on the map (the book is named for the blue highways that are the small state and county roads on his map) it may be an out of the way diner or café, a little college community, even a monastery, he retells histories and tales that make these places significant in their own way.

Jan 13,  · He wrote a book about his travels in order to find out where he was trying to arrive at and called it ''Blue Highways,'' because on old maps the back roads were colored in blue.

The book is. Blue Highways: A Journey into America Unstated Edition by Moon, William Least Heat published by Back Bay Books ().

On March 20,with $26 in his wallet, $ hidden under the dashboard of his green Ford Econoline van named Ghost Dancing, a small gray spider crawling the dash, and four gasoline-company credit cards, Heat-Moon headed east on Interstate Of course, I is not a blue highway, but it led him quickly to unknown territory.

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Acclaimed as a classic, it was a travel book like no other. Quirky, /5(62). Blue Highways () is a chronicle of a three-month-long road trip that Least Heat-Moon took throughout the United States in after he had lost his teaching job and been separated from his first wife.

He tells how he traveled 13, miles, as much as Genre: Deep map travel literature. Blue Highways Quotes Showing of 38 “What you've done becomes the judge of what you're going to do - especially in other people's minds.

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Free download or read online Blue Highways pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by William Least Heat-Moon. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

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