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Blue Highways
Blue Highways
Author: William Least Heat Moon
New York Times Bestseller. "Better than Kerouac."--Chicago Sun-Times — William Least Heat-Moon's journey into America began with little more than the need to put home behind him. At a turning point in his life, he packed up a van he called Ghost Dancing and escaped out of himself and into the country. The people and the places he discovered on hi...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780449211090
ISBN-10: 0449211096
Publication Date: 6/12/1986
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 11 ratings
Publisher: Fawcett
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 2
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Helpful Score: 3
What a fabulous book - this is a tale of William as he travels across the US after "taking a break" from his job - he meets so many average yet fascinating individuals, learns about local lore and about the past inhabitants of these towns. This book revealed simply yet beautifully how the mundane can become the extraordinary.
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Helpful Score: 1
Some men, when they lose their jobs and their wives, take to drink and go to the dogs. When Willian Least Heat Moon lost his, he took to the road and...wrote a book about his travels in order to find out where he way trying to arrive...The book is wonderful. On finishing it, one can be forgiven a little flush of national pride. The New York Times
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