The land of little rain

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"Between the high Sierras south from Yosemite--east and south over a very great assemblage of broken ranges beyond Death Valley, and on illimitably into the Mojave Desert" is the territory that Mary Austin calls the Land of Little Rain. In this classic collection of meditations on the wonders of this region, Austin generously shares "such news of the land, of its trails and what is astir in them, as one lover of it can give to another." Her vivid writings capture the landscape--from burnt hills to sun-baked mesas--as well as the rich variety of plant and animal life, and the few human beings who inhabit the land, including cattlemen, miners, and Paiute Indians. This Modern Library Paperback Classic is set from the original 1903 edition.
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Grouping Title land of little rain
Grouping Author austin mary hunter
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display_description Written by American writer Mary Hunter Austin, The Land of Little Rain contains a series of interrelated lyrical essays about the inhabitants of the American Southwest, both human and otherwise. Accompanied by numerous illustrations, this work is an example of both “local color” writing and early environmentalism.
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subject_facet California -- Description and travel, Electronic books, Natural history -- California, Nature
title_display The land of little rain
title_full The Land of Little Rain [electronic resource] / Mary Hunter Austin, The land of little rain [electronic resource] / Mary Austin
title_short The land of little rain
topic_facet Description and travel, Natural history, Nature