Authors on Writing

"Writing 'Blue Highways': The Story of How a Book Happened"

William Least Heat-Moon

About the Program

William Least Heat-Moon talks about creating his 1982 book, "Blue Highways," a depiction of the United States and its people as seen from the country's backroads.  The book spent 42 weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list when it was published.  William Least Heat-Moon spoke at the Daniel Boone Regional Library in Columbia, Missouri.          

About the Authors

William Least Heat-Moon

William Least Heat-Moon's books include "Blue Highways," "River-Horse," and "Columbus in the Americas." His articles have appeared in Time, Esquire, National Geographic and other magazines.


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"Writing 'Blue Highways': The Story of How a Book Happened"

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, August 31st at 2:45pm (ET)
  • Monday, July 7th at 5:15am (ET)
  • Sunday, June 29th at 7:45pm (ET)
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