Author:Heat-Moon, William Least

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PrairyErth (A Deep Map)

By: Heat-Moon, William Least

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1992

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2260233

ISBN: 039563752X

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Faint edge wear. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Heat-Moon covers distance of a different sort by staying put in Chase Country, Kansas. View more info

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PrairyErth (a deep map)

By: Heat-Moon, William Least

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269277

ISBN: 0395486025

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page (For Brian, Heat Moon '92). A bit smoky, page ridge lightly foxed. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Chronicles the author's eight-year research into the people, geology, legends, and history of a tiny cross-section of the Great Plains--Chase County, Kansas--to unearth some of the mysteries of nature. View more info

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Columbus in the Americas (Turning Points in History)

By: Heat-Moon, William Least

Price: $7.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275510

ISBN: 0471211893

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink name on front endpaper. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 182 pp. They brought balls of spun cotton and parrots and javelins and other little things that it would be tiresome to write down, and they gave everything for anything that was given to them. I was attentive and labored to find out if there was any gold. With these portentous words, Christopher Columbus described one of his first encounters with Native Americans on the island of Guanahani, which he had named San Salvador and claimed for Spain the day before. In Columbus in the America... View more info

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River Horse: The Logbook of a Boat Across America

By: Heat-Moon, William Least

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296610

ISBN: 0395636264

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Very minor general wear. A very nice copy. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 506 pp. In his most ambitious journey ever, William Least Heat-Moon sets off aboard a small boat named Nikawa (river horse in Osage) from the Atlantic at New York Harbor in hopes of entering the Pacific near Astoria, Oregon. He and his companion, Pilotis, struggle to cover some 5,000 watery miles, often following in the wakes of our most famous explorers, from Henry Hudson to Lewis and Clark. En route, the voyagers confront massive floods, dangerous weather, and their o... View more info