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The Land of Little Rain (Large Print Edition)

by Mary Austin

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transportation / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11877511M
    ISBN 101426429959
    ISBN 109781426429958
    OCLC/WorldCa318463924

      ‎“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 4/5(1).   The Land of Little Rain by Mary Hunter Austin I confess to a great liking for the Indian fashion of name-giving: every man known by that phrase which best expresses him to whoso names him. Thus he may be Mighty-Hunter, or Man-Afraid-of-a-Bear, according as he is called by friend or enemy, and Scar-Face to those who knew him by the eye's grasp only.

    Written by prominent United States author Mary Hunter Austin, The Land of Little Rain is a novel published in The book is essentially a compilation of a series of essays lyrically exploring the various aspects of the American Southwest. The Land of Little Rain is a collection of essays about humans and animals in the American Southwest Written: The Land Of Little Rain is a popular book by Mary Hunter Austin. Read The Land Of Little Rain, free online version of the book by Mary Hunter Austin, on Mary Hunter Austin's The Land Of Little Rain consists of 14 parts for ease of reading. Choose the part of The Land Of Little Rain which you want to read from the table of contents to get started.

    Book Excerpt Contents: The land of little rain -- Water trails of the Carrizo -- The scavengers -- The pocket hunter -- Shoshone land -- Jimville, a Bret Harte town. -- My neighbor's field -- The Mesa trail -- The basket maker -- The streets of the mountains -- Water borders -- Other water borders -- Nurslings of the sky -- The little town of. Immediately download the The Land of Little Rain summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching The Land of Little Rain.


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THE LAND OF LITTLE RAIN East away from the Sierras, south from Panamint and Amargosa, east and south many an uncounted mile, is the Country of Lost Borders. Ute, Paiute, Mojave, and Shoshone inhabit its frontiers, and as far into the heart of it as a man dare go.

Not the law, but the land sets the limit. The land of little rain by Mary Austin, Mary Hunter Austin; 35 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Social life and customs, Frontier and pioneer life, Nature, Zamor Local History, Nonfiction, Natural history, Travel, Description and travel.

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The Land of Little Rain is a book of sketches which portray the high desert country of southern California, where the Sierras descend into the Mojave Desert. Mary Austin finds beauty in the harsh landscape: "This is the sense of the desert hills--that there is room enough and time enough The treeless spaces uncramp the soul.".

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