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The land of little rain

Author: Mary Austin
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 1974.
Series: Zia book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ecologist, feminist, and mystic before these terms became popular, Mary Austin knew the desert as few human beings have known it. The Land of Little Rain, her first book, is an acknowledged classic of Southwestern literature. It describes the plant, animal, and human life of the border region of Southern California and Arizona, land of the yucca, the coyote, and the buzzard, inhabited by miners, vaqueros, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Austin
ISBN: 0826303587 9780826303585
OCLC Number: 232539868
Notes: "A Zia book."
Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1903.
Description: xvii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The land of little rain --
Water trails of the Ceriso --
The scavengers --
The pocket hunter --
Shoshone land --
Jimville, a Bret Harte town --
My neighbor's field --
The mesa trial --
The basket maker --
The streets of the mountains --
Water borders --
Other water borders --
Nurslings of the sky --
The little town of the grape vines.
Series Title: Zia book.
Responsibility: Mary Austin ; illustrated by E. Boyd Smith ; introduction by T.M. Pearce.

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