PrairyErth: (a Deep Map)

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Houghton Mifflin, 1991 - Chase County (Kan.) - 624 pages
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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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Review: PrairyErth (The Travel Trilogy #2)

User Review  - David Ward - Goodreads

PrairyErth by William Least Heat Moon (Houghton Miflin 1991)(917.819). This is Blue Highways exclusively in Kansas. My rating: 7/10, finished 1995. Read full review

Review: PrairyErth (The Travel Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Ralph Estes - Goodreads

Chase Co., Ks. Better than cutesy title would suggest. Ramblings on foot into every corner of county. Read full review

Contents

From the Commonplace Book
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Saffordville
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Upon the First Terrace
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About the author (1991)

WILLIAM LEAST HEAT-MOON is the New York Times bestselling author of Blue Highways, PrairyErth, and River-Horse. Born of English-Irish-Osage ancestry, he holds a doctorate in English and a bachelor's degree in photojournalism. Heat-Moon lives in Columbia, Missouri.

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