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  • emColumbus in the Americasem
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    Columbus in the Americas

    William Least Heat-Moon discussed his latest book, Columbus in the Americas, published by John Wiley and Sons. In it, the author makes the case that Columbus' interaction with the indigenous…

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    Writing "Blue Highways"

    William Least Heat-Moon talked about his book, Writing "Blue Highways": The Story of How a Book Happened, in which he discusses writing and publishing his 1982 book, Blue Highways, a depiction of…

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  • National Book Festival
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    National Book Festival

    The first National Book Festival was experienced through a combination of author presentations, call-ins, and interviews from three locations: the Jefferson Building, the Madison Building…

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  • emRoads to Quozem
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    Roads to Quoz

    William Least Heat-Moon talked about Roads to Quoz: An American Mosey (Little, Brown and Company; October 29, 2008). In his first road trip book since Blue Highways, Mr. Least Heat-Moon,…

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    River Horse

    William Least Heat-Moon talked about his book, River Horse, published by Houghton Mifflin. The book chronicles his travels along the rivers and canals of the United States.

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  • In Depth with William Least HeatMoon
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    In Depth with William Least Heat-Moon

    William Least Heat-Moon was interviewed about his life and work. He talked about his journeys through America and the different people he encountered. Among his concerns were the…

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  • Experiences of Writers on the Lewis and Clark Trail
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    Experiences of Writers on the Lewis and Clark Trail

    The panelists, all authors of books about Merriwether Lewis and William Clark, discussed what it was like writing a book about the famous explorers. They discussed their research methods,…

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    Blue Highways

    Heat-Moon talks about his book, Blue Highways: A Journey Into America, published by Little Brown and Company. He described the journey he took about 20 years ago, traveling around the U.S.…

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  • Creative Nonfiction Writing
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    Creative Nonfiction Writing

    Authors spoke about the art of creative non-fiction, their approach to historical fiction, and their writing styles. They also answered questions about getting published and knowing when a…

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  • emRiver Horseem
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    River Horse

    Heat-Moon talked about his book River-Horse, published by Houghton Mifflin. The book chronicles his travels along the rivers and canals of the U.S.

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  • Travel Writers of the 19th Century
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    Travel Writers of the 19th Century

    Heat-Moon spoke about his own writing and about the travel narratives of the 19th century, specifically addressing the environmental, cultural and population concerns of the authors.

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  • Creative Nonfiction Writing

    Creative Nonfiction Writing

    Authors spoke about the art of creative non-fiction, their approach to historical fiction, and their writing styles. They also answered questions about getting published and knowing when a…

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