The Land of Little Rain
By (author) Mary Austin
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Land of Little Rain by Mary Austin
Book DescriptionOriginally 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781557095077
Paperback / softback
(214mm x 138mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Applewood Books
Publisher: Applewood Books
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mary Austin
American Rhythm, Paperback / softback (April 2007)
Mary Austin, who died in 1934, was one of the first to recognize that Native American myths and culture were in danger of being eroded and lost. She took upon herself the duty of tracking down American Indian songs and poems, saying that she was not giving a translation of the original, but rather what she preferred to call a "re-expression.
Land of Journeys' Ending, Paperback / softback (March 2007)
Austin writes about the high plateau country lying between the Colorado and Rio Grande rivers, the traditional homeland of many Indian peoples--the Pueblo, the Zuni, the Hopi, and the Navajo.
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In 1903 when "The Land of Little Rain" was first published it became an instant success. It has continued to attract and enchant readers ever since that time, being one of the first books to be written in a popular style about the animals, plants and people of a Southwest desert area.
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