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The Land Of Little Rain

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Echo Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental Science,
  • United States - Pacific - California,
  • Science,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • General,
  • Nature-General,
  • Science-Environmental Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8410786M
    ISBN 101406806781
    ISBN 109781406806786


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The Land Of Little Rain by Mary Austin Download PDF EPUB FB2

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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/5(12). The Land of Little Rain 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 Shoshone and Paiute Indians.4/5(74). The Land of Little Rain on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.4/5(70).

The Land of Little Rain is an incredibly poetic collection of little essays on the theme of living in the desert. This is a book that is worth reading several times, not only /5. The book, written in the early 's, is a love poem of the deserts and mountains of the West--the "Land of Little Rain".

It is a beautiful, poetic description of the land, flora, fauna, and people of the region in which Mrs. Austin lived and by:   Mary Austin's work is roughly contemporary with John Muir's, although "The Land of Little Rain" comes after the publication of Muir's best work.

It's been said that Mary Austin's work is the finest nature writing between John Muir's and Aldo Leopold' by: 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. 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 (), Austin's first book, focuses on the arid and semi-arid regions of California between the High Sierras south of Yosemite: the Ceriso, Death Valley, the Mojave Desert; and towns such as Jimville, Kearsarge, and Las Uvas.

The Land of Little Rain by Mary Austin Ansel Adams Carl Aan Doren and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Land of Little Rain by Mary Hunter Austin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at About The Land of Little Rain “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.

The The Land of Little Rain Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by Author: Mary Hunter Austin.

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In this classic collection of meditations on the wonders of this 4/5(1). 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.". The Land of Little Rain. Big Book of Christmas Novels, Tales, Legends & Carols (Illustrated Edition) Santa's Christmas Library: + Christmas Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends (Illustrated Edition) The Trail Book.4/5(2).

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Other articles where The Land of Little Rain is discussed: Mary Austin: that constituted her first book, The Land of Little Rain (), which was a great and immediate success. It was followed by a collection of stories, The Basket Woman (), a romantic novel, Isidro (), and a collection of regional sketches, The Flock ().

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The Land of Little Rain. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, First edition. Hardcover. Octavo in olive green cloth with decorative stamping in three colors and gilt, top edge gilt.

Extremities rubbed, else very light wear; front hinge cracked (but holding), interior Edition: First Edition. The Land of Little Rain. K likes. This new large-format edition of Mary Austin’s book "The Land of Little Rain" includes more than color photos by noted photographer Walter ers: K.

The Land of Little Rain Note: Project Gutenberg has several editions of this eBook: # (Text file) # (HTML file with linked table of contents) # (HTML file Illustrated in B&W with a Linked table of contents) Language: English: LoC Class: F United States local history: Pacific States: Subject: California -- Social life and.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Austin, Mary, Land of little rain. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, [] (OCoLC)   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.

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.

No other fashion, I think, sets so well with the various natures that inhabit in us, and if. The book, written in the early 's, is a love poem of the deserts and mountains of the West--the "Land of Little Rain".

It is a beautiful, poetic description of the land, flora, fauna, and people of the region in which Mrs. Austin lived and traveled/5(62).

InMary Hunter Austin published her first book, a collection of essays and short stories called The Land of Little Rain. The book describes life in California’s Owens Valley.

Austin moved from her hometown of Carlinville, Illinois to the San Joaquin Valley in at age twenty. There in she married Stafford Wallace Austin, an. First published inThe Land of Little Rain is Mary Austin's classic homage to the American Southwest.

Her collection of short stories and essays takes listeners on an enchanted journey through Death Valley, the High Sierras, and the Mojave Desert. The land of little rainWater trails of the CerisoThe scavengersThe pocket hunterShoshone landJimville, a Bret Harte townMy neighbor's fieldThe Mesa trailThe basket makerThe streets of the mountainsWater bordersOther water bordersNurslings of the skyThe little town of the grape vinesPages: The detail-driven prose which fills The Land of Little Rain takes a measure of its clarity and its bite from the desert air of the Owens Valley.

In this “land of little rain,” the quest for water animates unusual alliances between persons, communities, animals, and other elements of the environment. Inwriter Mary Hunter Austin began exploring the desert. Her love of the blunt, burned land of little rain led to a book, a career, and an environmental legacy.

More than years before Cheryl Strayed chronicled her solo adventures on the Pacific Crest Trail in her best-selling memoir, Wild. Editions for The Land of Little Rain: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ).

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 Land of Little Rain - Ebook written by Mary Austin. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Land of Little Rain/5(9).

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. If you can, choose to read the edition of The Land of Little Rain.

It has 48 photographs taken by Ansel Adams. California’s sparsely populated Owens Valley is the geographic heart of this volume, a place familiar to seekers of high-altitude trips in the eastern Sierra Nevada or access to the state’s northernmost desert lands/5(8). But the desert is far from lifeless.

For those who know where to look, the "land of little rain" is awash in wonders. In this exquisite meditation on the people, flora, and fauna of the American desert, Mary Austin introduces readers to the secret treasures of the landscape she loved above all others.