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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (56 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: William Least Heat-Moon Narrator: Joe Barrett Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Here, There, Elsewhere draws together for the first time William Least Heat-Moon’s greatest short-form travel writing. Taking us 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 America’s keenest writer of place, people, and sublime connection.

For decades, William Least Heat-Moon’s readers have been clamoring for him to gather his shorter pieces; now that wait is over. A perfect treasury of prose and wry provocation for readers old and new, Here, There, Elsewhere is further confirmation of Least Heat-Moon’s status as an American master.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A Great American Gothic...Despite his vision of a society that has depleted far too much (forests, aquifers, coastlines) through its excesses, Heat-Moon’s sense of humor remains intact.”

    Los Angeles Times

  • “Mr. Heat-Moon demonstrates such a sharp intelligence, relentless curiosity and fine phrasing that nothing more could be desired.”

    Dallas Morning News

  • “[A] scintillating collection of short writings...A master at conjuring place, Least Heat-Moon intertwines primeval geology with modern social mores, gorgeous scenery with tourist tackery, vast landscapes with intricate psychologies...There is a dazzling variety of places, people and curiosities, linked by a highway of funny, perceptive, generous prose.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “This is a call to get out a map and explore rural America the beautiful.”

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Deb | 12/6/2013

    " Fine, fine writing. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by John Benson | 11/17/2013

    " William Least Heat-Moon has written some of my favorite travel and place books. This book is a collection of previously published travel pieces (but he does not tell where they were published) put in a random order. I found the collection to be hit-or-miss. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Bob Schnell | 9/28/2013

    " This is now my second favorite book by this author, his best being "Blue Highways". This collection of short articles left me wanting more. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Virginia Albanese | 4/13/2013

    " Being a traveler across country and on back roads, love his books. Especially liked Crossing Kansas. He captures the wide open spaces yet includes the specifics of an area. Reading this makes we want to get in the car and explore new areas. "

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