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Land of the Little Rain

Random House

Land of the Little Rain

by Random House

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

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    FormatMass Market Paperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10681811M
    ISBN 100345222652
    ISBN 109780345222657

      The land of little rain by Mary Austin, Mary Hunter Austin, unknown edition, September 1, , Applewood Books Paperback in English zzzz. Not in Library. The land of little rain , Penguin Books in English cccc. Borrow Listen. Download for print-disabled The land of little rain. ‎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 tr Author: Librivox.

    The Land of Little Rain Mary Hunter Austin. Publisher: Skyline 0 0 0 Summary 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. 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 Feller.

    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 (), 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.


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Land of the Little Rain by Random House Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 for the sense of what Austin says, but also how she says it/5. The Land of Little Rain is a book written by American writer Mary Hunter Austin. First published init contains a series of interrelated lyrical essays about the inhabitants of the American Southwest, both human and otherwiseISBN:   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. Land of the Little Rain book The places are fictitious,and probably the people, but this does not detract from the beauty /5(81).

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: by Mary Austin Originally published inthis 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.

PB, 5 x 8, pp.4/5(5). First Edition. pp includes Notes, Regional Place Names, Photographic Data, A Short List of Books Supplementary to The Land of Little Rain, Sources of Excerpts Used with Photographs.

List of 48 Plates. 14 un-numbered chapters. Photos are B/W and all in the last half of the book. Page edges have some foxing.

Yellow edges have a little soil. 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 community members like : Mary Hunter Austin.

Page - The first effect of cloud study is a sense of presence and intention in storm processes. Weather does not happen. It is the visible manifestation of the Spirit moving itself in the void.

It gathers itself together under the heavens; rains, snows, yearns mightily in wind, smiles; and the Weather Bureau, situated advantageously for that very business, taps the record on his 3/5(2).

‎“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.

The Land of Little Rain. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller 6. The land of little rain (The Natural history library) Austin, Mary Hunter. Published by Anchor Books () Used. Softcover. Quantity Available: 1. Chapter Summary for Mary Hunter Austin's The Land of Little Rain, summary.

Find a summary of this and each chapter of The Land of Little Rain. 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.

Find books like The Land of Little Rain from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Land of Little Rain also liked: Re. This led to the creation of her first published book, The Land of Little Rain (), a tribute to California’s deserts.

More about Mary Hunter Austin It’s always fascinating to discover original reviews of somewhat forgotten books, and it appears that The Land of Little Rain received its share of praise when first published.

Overview The Land of Little Rain () by Mary Hunter Austin is a series of essays describing the flora, fauna, indigenous and migrant peoples of the American displays a particular distaste for modern man's impact on, and obliviousness to, nature.

Austin opens with a description of the "Country of Lost Borders," located "east away from the Sierras, south from.

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 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 : Penguin Publishing Group. Many books and articles have probed the factual aspects of this amazing land, but no writing to my knowledge conveys so much of the spirit of earth and sky, of plants and people, of storm and the desolation of majestic wastes, of tender, intimate beauty, as does The Land of Little Rain." (Re: "A Note on the Land and on the Photographs", from Cited by: The Land of Little Rain.

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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 by:   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: EBFinder The Land of Little Rain This paean to the high California desert consists of fourteen sketches based on personal observation following solitary sojourns tramping through desert trails and “the streets of the mountains.” Mary Austin, naturalist, feminist, mystic, and poet, wrote thirty-five books and hundreds of articles during her lifetime, but The Land of Little Rain, her first.