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Here, there, elsewhere : stories from the road

Autore: William Least Heat Moon
Editore: New York : Little Brown and Co., 2013.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Biography : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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In this collection of short writings selected by him from 30 years of magazine articles, the author draws together for the first time his greatest short-form travel writing including his funny and touching adventures in Japan, England, Italy, Mexico, Long Island, Oregon, Arizona, and more. In these pages we find him beside the Sea of Japan, sitting with men whose memories of war are both fresh and ancient;  Per saperne di più…
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Persona incaricata: William Least Heat Moon
Tipo materiale: Biography
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: William Least Heat Moon
ISBN: 9780316110242 0316110248
Numero OCLC: 793579335
Note: Includes index.
Descrizione: xi, 402 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: Thitherward --
The here within there --
Dosojin --
Up among the roadside gods --
Second draft --
A glass of handmade --
Putting legs back on a story --
A little tour in Yoknapatawpha County --
A conducer --
Oysters and American union --
Yucatán --
The nose of Chaac --
Beyond cross-purposes --
Crossing Kansas --
All knowledge human and cosmic --
Out east on the North Fork --
A dust ball under the bed --
Of time and a river --
To explain delight --
With a good stick in hand --
The Manichean --
The old land of misfortune --
In the guise of fiction --
The last Thanksgiving of Whispers-to-Hawks --
Approaching the ineffable --
Prairie and plain --
To go solo --
A fallen yew, an oaken pillar, a forgotten birch --
The great miscellaneous --
A residue of history --
Prolegomenon --
Not far out of Tullahoma --
A new order --
Designing a corporate potlatch for the next century --
A trio of postcards --
Just south of Ultima Thule --
Sounded by trumpets silent --
Writing PrairyErth --
The 3,170th county --
The smoked ciscoes of Gitche-Gumee --
The Because-It's-There Association --
A land for the resolutely curious --
Anchovies and olives --
Morning in Manarola --
Something of a firefall --
Wandering Yosemite --
One sweet talker --
Into the antipodes --
A criminal to remain anonymous --
On the Staked Plain --
Assonance from the upper Missouri --
The pencil makers --
Why do it so often (and in so many ways) --
The classic American road trip --
Bipedal kaleidoscopes --
Pictures from the West Country.
Altri titoli: Stories from the road
Responsabilità: William Least Heat-Moon.

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From Japan, England, Italy, and Mexico to Long Island, Oregon, Arizona, and more, "Here, There, Elsewhere" is a sharply observed, funny, and touching series of uncommon adventures narrated by  Per saperne di più…

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"Not a meandering travelogue...but a philosophical peregrination about the act of travel, its universal effects and personal consequences."--Lois Carr, The Wichita Eagle

 
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