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PrairyErth (A Deep Map).

Heat-Moon, William Least.

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ISBN 10: 0395486025 / ISBN 13: 9780395486023
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1991
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A Fine unread copy in publisher's glossy paperback binding. This is Heat-Moon's follow up exploration into the American landscape but instead of traveling horizonally across the country he has chosen to examine the "depth" of a 744 square mile section of the Great Plains through anecdotes, quotations, human incidents, Indian lore, drawings, maps and tales of man's eat-Moon takes us on an exploration of time and space, landscape and history in the Flint Hills of central Kansas.This copy is signed by Heat-Moon. Bookseller Inventory # 25444

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Title: PrairyErth (A Deep Map).

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston

Publication Date: 1991

Edition: Uncorrected Proof.

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Eight years in the making--a new American classic from the author of Blue Highways. William Least Heat-Moon's genius in PrairyErth lies in constructing a "deep map" of the Great Plains by penetrating time and space within a tiny portion of it: Chase County, Kansas. This story of Chase County's history, legends, heroes, and its extraordinary people looms as large as the universe itself. Maps, drawings.

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Under the name of William Least Heat-Moon, William Trogdon is the author of two best-selling classics BLUE HIGHWAYS and PRAIRYERTH. His newest book is RIVER-HORSE: A VOYAGE ACR0SS AMERICA. He lives in Columbia, Missouri.

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