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The arrival of Christopher Columbus on American shores, albeit controversial, remains one of the most consequential events in world history. In "Columbus in the Americas", acclaimed and bestselling author William Least Heat Moon turns his attention to that pivotal moment when Columbus first landed in the Americas. Heat Moon, who is himself part Osage, brings a refreshing perspective to the importance and aftermath of Columbus' voyages. "Columbus in the Americas" is publishing in conjunction with Columbus Day.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471211891
ISBN-10: 0471211893
Format: Hardback
(203mm x 139mm x 19mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publish Date: 24-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - W.L. Heat-Moon

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.