Native American Authors
William Least Heat-Moon , 1939-
William Least Heat-Moon, who is of English-Irish-Osage ancestry, is an author who is particularly known for his award winning (and best-selling) travel writings. He was born in Kansas City, MO, and received a PhD in English Literature from the Univ. of Missouri at Columbia in 1973. He currently lives near Columbia, MO.
Online resources by or about William Least Heat-Moon:
PBS Online: William Least Heat-Moon Interview
Author: PBS Online
Description: Transcript of inteview with Heast-Moon, in connection with the film "Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery." Also available in RealAudio.
Powell’s Interviews: William Least Heat-Moon
Author: Dave, Powells.com
Description: Interview of the author, from November 16, 1999.
Salon Books: Road Scholar
Author: Jonathan Miles
Description: Salon’s Dec. 9, 1999 interview with Heat-Moon, mainly about the release of River-Horse.
Voyage Across America: A Conversation with William Least Heat-Moon
Author: Byron Ricks
Description: An Amazon.com interview with the author, mainly about River-Horse.
Books by William Least Heat-Moon:
Heat-Moon, William Least. Blue Highways
Boston : Little, Brown, 1982.
Heat-Moon, William Least. PrairyErth
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1991.
Heat-Moon, William Least. River-Horse
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1999.
Return to Native American Authors Home