Land of Little Rain, The (The Collected Works of Mary Hunter Austin)
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Published by Classic Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9461846M
ISBN 10158201521X
ISBN 109781582015217

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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. The places are fictitious,and probably the people, but this does not detract from the beauty Cited by: The Land of Little Rain. Boston, Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press, ; 20,5 x 26,0 cm. 48 Schwarzweiss-Aufnahmen auf Tafeln von Ansel Adams, .   Buy a cheap copy of The Land of Little Rain book by Mary Hunter Austin. A stunning tribute to the savage beauty of the area known as Death Valley. To most travelers it is a parched, empty territory, unwelcoming and forgiving. In a Free shipping over $Cited by: In , Mary 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.

  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. 36 rows    The land of little rain by Mary Austin, Mary Hunter Austin; 35 editions; . The Land of little rain (), Austin's first book, focused 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 -- 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 the grape vines LanguageCited by:

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. 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 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 community members like : Mary Hunter Austin. 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.