Three months on the New York Times bestseller list, PrairyErth is now in paperback. Robert Penn Warren pronounced Heat-Moon's Blue Highways ""a masterpiece."" Now Heat-Moon has pulled to the side of the road and set off on foot to take readers on an exploration of time and space, landscape and history in the Flint Hills of central Kansas.
""A good hearted book about the heart of the country."" The New York Times
""Our modern-day Walden."" The Chicago Sun-Times
""Bill McKibben has called this book ""the deepest map anyone ever made of an American place"" -- a majestic survey of land and time and people in a single county of the Kansas plains. It takes the author--by car, on foot, and in mind--into the core of our continent and backward and forward through a brilliant spectrum of time and place."" The Hungry Mind Review