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by Mary Austin
Author: Mary Austin
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The Land of Little Rain is a book written by American writer Mary Hunter Austin.
The Land of Little Rain is a book written by American writer Mary Hunter Austin. 109 First published in 1903, it contains a series of interrelated lyrical essays about the inhabitants of the American Southwest, both human and otherwise. The Land of Little Rain has been published six times. The first publication was in 1903 by Houghton Mifflin.
Land of Little Rain has been added to your Cart. Austin's work was first published in 1903, and Penguin deserves kudos for keeping it in print. In part, it recalls the naturalist observations of Thoreau's Walden, but in a desert setting. She doesn't really say how she does it, or in what company, if any, but it was obvious that she did substantial hiking, long before the days of well-marked trails (or accurate weather forecasts)
This book has been my introduction to the work of Mary Hunter Austin, and a very pleasant introduction, to be sure! . The Sierra Nevada casts the valley in a rain shadow. The bed of Owens Lake, now a predominantly dry endorheic alkali flat, sits on the southern end of the valley.
This book has been my introduction to the work of Mary Hunter Austin, and a very pleasant introduction, to be sure! I look forward to reading her autobiography, Earth Horizon, to learn more about her unconventional life and, of course, to reading more of her many fiction and non-fiction works. The valley provides water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct, the source of half of the water for Los Angeles, and is infamous as the scene of one of the fiercest and longest running episodes of the California Water Wars.
Mary Hunter Austin wrote about her Independence, CA home in The Land of. .The Land (fiction) - This article is about the setting for a series of books by Stephen R. Donaldson.
Mary Hunter Austin wrote about her Independence, CA home in The Land of Little Rain. Austin and her husband were involved in the local California Water Wars, in which the water of Owens Valley was eventually drained to supply Los Angeles. When their battle was lost, he moved to Death Valley, California, and she moved to Carmel, California. The Austins' home in Independence, California is now a historical landmark. It was designed and built by the couple.
by Mary Austin Originally published in 1903, this classic nature book by Mary Austin evokes the mysticism and spirituality of the American Southwest. Vibrant imagery of the landscape between the high Sierras and the Mojave Desert is punctuated with descriptions of the fauna, flora and people that coexist peacefully with the earth. by Mary Austin Originally published in 1903, this classic nature book by Mary Austin evokes the mysticism and spirituality of the American Southwest.
It is a question whether it is not better to be bitten by the little horned snake of the desert that goes sidewise and strikes without coiling, than by the tradition of a lost mine. And yet – and yet – is it not perhaps to satisfy expectation that one falls into the tragic key in writing of desertness?
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Read various fiction books with us in our e-reader. Illustrated by E. Boyd Smith The land of little rain. Water trails of the Ceriso. Jimville, a Bret Harte town. ai. The basket maker. The streets of the mountains. Nurslings of the sk. The little town of the grape vines. MoreLess Show More Show Less.
Mary Hunter Austin (1868–1934) was the author of 34 books and more than 250 articles, essays, short stories, and .
Mary Hunter Austin (1868–1934) was the author of 34 books and more than 250 articles, essays, short stories, and poems on such diverse subjects as anthropology, folklore, politics, metaphysics, an.Separate chapters of The Land of Little Rain were serialized in The Atlantic: Jimville: A Bret Harte Town, Atlantic 90 (November 1902): 690–694; The Land of Little Rain, Atlantic 91 (January 1903): 96–99; The Basket Maker, Atlantic 91 (February 1903): 235–238; The Little Town of the Grape Vines, Atlantic 91 (June 1903)