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William Least Heat-Moon

[William Trogdon]

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William Least Heat-Moon, the byname of William Lewis Trogdon (born August 27, 1939) is an American travel writer of English, Irish and Osage ancestry. He is the author of a bestselling trilogy of topographical U.S. travel writing.

William's father is Heat-Moon, his elder brother is Little Heat-Moon, hence the Heat-Moon name. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Least Heat-Moon attended the ... more »

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  • ''There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won't.''
    William Least Heat Moon [William Trogdon] (b. 1939), U.S. author. Blue Highways: A Journey into America, pt. 2, ch. 4 (1983). . . .
  • ''Whoever the last true cowboy in America turns out to be, he's likely to be an Indian.''
    William Least Heat Moon [William Trogdon] (b. 1939), U.S. author. Blue Highways: A Journey into America, pt. 5, ch. 2 (1983). Also known as Willia...
  • The hotel was once where things coalesced, where you could meet both townspeople and travelers. Not so in a motel. No matter how you build it, the motel remains the haunt of the quick and dirty, where...
    William Least Heat Moon [William Trogdon] (b. 1939), U.S. author. Blue Highways: A Journey into America, pt. 5, ch. 2 (1983).
  • ''To say nothing is out here is incorrect; to say the desert is stingy with everything except space and light, stone and earth is closer to the truth.''
    William Least Heat Moon [William Trogdon] (b. 1939), U.S. author. Blue Highways: A Journey into America, pt. 4, ch. 80 (1983).
  • ''Beware thoughts that come in the night. They aren't turned properly; they come in askew, free of sense and restriction, deriving from the most remote of sources.''
    William Least Heat Moon [William Trogdon] (b. 1939), U.S. author. Blue Highways: A Journey into America, opening words (1983). Also known as Willi...
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