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The land of little rain

Author: Mary Austin
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1988.
Series: Penguin nature library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Austin's famous poetic study of the lands between Death Valley and the High Sierras features fourteen sketches describing plants, animals, mountains, birds, skies, Indians, prospectors, towns, and other aspects, portraying the desert as a place of rare, austere beauty that weaves a lasting spell over its inhabitants.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Austin, Mary Hunter, 1868-1934.
Land of little rain.
New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1988
(OCoLC)680585154
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Austin
ISBN: 014017009X 9780140170092
OCLC Number: 16005489
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1903.
Description: xiii, 107 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin nature library.
Responsibility: Mary Austin ; introduction by Edward Abbey.

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Austin's famous poetic study of the lands between Death Valley and the High Sierras features fourteen sketches describing plants, animals, mountains, birds, skies, Indians, prospectors, towns, and other aspects, portraying the desert as a place of rare, austere beauty that weaves a lasting spell over its inhabitants.

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