Native American writer Least Heat-Moon
and historian Wallace (University of Missouri) gather and translate three primary source French accounts of the European tour of the Osage tribal members: Six Red Indians, History of the Tribe of the Osages, and Remarks about the Six Indians.
On his night stand: "Roads to Quoz: An American Mosey" by William Least Heat-Moon
and "Wild Beauty: Photography of the Columbia River Gorge 1867-1957" edited by Terry Toedtemeier and John Laursen
Also from PIMLICO are reissues of two American travel books by William Least Heat-Moon
, Blue Highways: A Journey into America ([pound]12.
Here's how it was described in the book ``PrairyErth,'' by author William Least Heat-Moon
Author William Least Heat-Moon
Embarked on 5,200-Mile Journey
William Least Heat-moon
, who became intimately acquainted with these very same prairie hills during the writing of PrairyErth, wrote of the process: "It's not that I had to learn to think flat - the prairies rarely are - but I had to begin thinking open and lean, seeing without set points of obvious focus, noticing first the horizon and then drawing my vision back toward the middle distance where so little appears to exist.
William Least Heat-Moon
, most noted for his travel memoir "Blue Highways: A Journey Into America," contributes recollections about America's roads for AAA's centennial.
While the author makes a special effort to highlight the work of travel writers who haven't been extensively studied, he also looks at well-known authors, such as Mark Twain and William Least Heat-Moon
Ailor III, who takes the influences of the original collection of photographs capturing the serenity and unique nature of the backroads all throughout America by William Least Heat-Moon
in 1978, and presents a modern take on the route.
More than two dozen top authors, including Bill McKibben, William Least Heat-Moon
, Terry Tempest Williams, Jim Harrison, Barbara Kingsolver, and Pulitzer Prize-winners William Warner and Philip Caputo are donating personal essays celebrating specific Last Great Places projects for a future literary anthology to support the initiative.
The acclaimed author of Blue Highways, William Least Heat-Moon
, chronicles his journey through America's waterways from the Atlantic to the Pacific in River-Horse: A Voyage Across America.
swore he would never repeat the journey, so Ailor father and son decided to.