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River-Horse:  A Voyage Across America
River-Horse A Voyage Across America
Author: William Least Heat-Moon
In RIVER-HORSE, the preeminent chronicler of American back roads -- who has given us the classics BLUE HIGHWAYS and PRAIRYERTH -- recounts his singular voyage on American waters from sea to sea. Along the route, he offers a lyrical and ceaselessly fascinating shipboard perspective on the country's rivers, lakes, canals, and towns. Brimming with ...  more »
ISBN: 57400
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 514
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Book Type: Paperback
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If you're into rivers, this is the book. The author traveled by 22' C-Dory along the northern water route from the Hudson River at New York's Atlantic port, via the Erie Canal and the Great Lakes, the Allegheny, the Ohio, the Missouri all the way to the mouth of the Snake River at the Pacific. Needless to say, many true boat moments and many local color moments all in a long but compelling narrative.