William Least Heat-Moon Biography
Under the name William Least Heat-Moon, William Trogdon is the author of two best-selling classics,
Blue Highways and PrairyErth, as well as River Horse, Columbus in the Americas, and Road to Quoz.
Trogdon's father told him, "I call myself Heat Moon, your elder brother is Little Heat Moon. You, coming last, therefore, are Least," giving him his pen name. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, he attended the University of Missouri, where he later was a professor of English. William Trogdon lives in Columbia, Missouri.
This biography was last updated on 07/20/2011.
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