The Land Of Little Rain

The Land Of Little Rain

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by Mary Hunter Austin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1406806781

ISBN-13: 9781406806786

Pub. Date: 08/21/2006

Publisher: Echo Library

In this collection of meditations on the wonders of this region, Austin generously shares "such news of the land, of its trails and what is astir in them, as one lover of it can give to another." Her writings capture the landscape - from burnt hills to sun-baked mesas - as well as the rich variety of plant and animal life, and the few human beings who inhabit the land…  See more details below

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In this collection of meditations on the wonders of this region, Austin generously shares "such news of the land, of its trails and what is astir in them, as one lover of it can give to another." Her writings capture the landscape - from burnt hills to sun-baked mesas - as well as the rich variety of plant and animal life, and the few human beings who inhabit the land, including cattlemen, miners, and Paiute Indians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781406806786
Publisher:
Echo Library
Publication date:
08/21/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
76
Sales rank:
954,253
Product dimensions:
0.18(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Biographical Note
Introduction
A Note on the Text
Preface
The Land of Little Rain3
Water Trails of the Ceriso11
The Scavengers19
The Pocket Hunter25
Shoshone Land33
Jimville - A Bret Harte Town41
My Neighbor's Field49
The Mesa Trail56
The Basket Maker64
The Streets of the Mountains71
Water Borders79
Other Water Borders86
Nurslings of the Sky94
The Little Town of the Grape Vines102

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