Exploring Missouri Highways: Trip Trivia

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Exploring America's Highway, 2007
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Contents

Kansas City 1
32
Saint Louis 13
51
29
63
Highways
113
Highway 13
121
Highway 19
135
Highway 24
147
Highway 36
155
Highway 60
191
Highway 61
207
Highway 63
219
Highway 65
239
Highway 67
261
Highway 71
275
Highway 94
295
Highway 136
303

Highway 50
165
Highway 54
175

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About the author (2007)

Michael Henry Heim was born in New York on January 21, 1943. He received an undergraduate degree from Columbia University and a doctorate in Slavic languages from Harvard University. He was fluent in Czech, French, German, Italian, Russian and Serbian/Croatian and possessed a reading knowledge of six more languages. He became a professor of Slavic languages at the University California at Los Angeles in 1972 and served as chairman of the Slavic languages department from 1999 to 2003. He was known for his translations of works by Gunter Grass, Milan Kundera, Thomas Mann and Anton Chekhov. He received numerous awards for his work including the Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize in 2005, the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation in 2009, and the PEN Translation Prize in 2010. He died from complications of melanoma on September 29, 2012 at the age of 69.

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