by Mary Austin Originally published in 1903, this classic nature book by Mary Austin evokes the mysticism and spirituality of the American Southwest.
Author: Mary Austin
Publisher: Applewood Books
by Mary Austin Originally 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. PB, 5 x 8, 116 pp.
Written by American writer Mary Hunter Austin, The Land of Little Rain contains a series of interrelated lyrical essays about the inhabitants of the American Southwest, both human and otherwise. Accompanied by numerous illustrations, this work is an example of both local color writing and early environmentalism.
A regional book quite different in every way is Mary Austin's The Land of Little Rain; already established as a classic in description and interpretation of one
portion of the American Southwest, Miss Austin's brief book of nearly 50 years
Established in 1911, The Rotarian is the official magazine of Rotary International and is circulated worldwide. Each issue contains feature articles, columns, and departments about, or of interest to, Rotarians. Seventeen Nobel Prize winners and 19 Pulitzer Prize winners – from Mahatma Ghandi to Kurt Vonnegut Jr. – have written for the magazine.
In her autobiography, published in 1932, Austin speaks frankly about her life while also commenting on the events and decisions that formed and influenced her life and writing.
Author: Mary Austin
Publisher: Sunstone Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
In her autobiography, published in 1932, Austin speaks frankly about her life while also commenting on the events and decisions that formed and influenced her life and writing. A prolific writer, she wrote novels, short stories, essays, plays, and poetry. She was an early advocate for environmental issues as well as the rights of women and minority groups.
917.8 : 38 AUSTIN , M. Land of little rain ....... .917.94 : 48 Is there any one likely
to dispute with Mrs. Mary Austin the title she claims to all of that dreary country
which lies south from the Yosemite and the Sierras , even beyond Death Valley ...
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 ...
Author: Mary Austin
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Stories set in the deserts and mountains of California draw on the relationship of people to the land
Land of Little Rain is one of the few Mary Austin books still in print. It was not
Mary Austin's first published work; she had had stories in Overland Monthly,
Atlantic Monthly, and Cosmopolitan since 1892. But this book, Land of Little Rain,
Quotes from Mary Austin , The Land of Little Rain ( 1903 ; Albuquerque :
University of New Mexico Press , 1974 ) , 152 - 53 , 155 , 160 ; for her sensitivity
to western lands and users , see Mary Hunter Austin , The Flock ( New York :
University of Texas at Austin Mary Austin's Disfigurement of the Southwest in The Land of Little Rain Although The Land of Little Rain ( 1903 ) was created to earn
money , Austin also had higher motives . Earlier in her life , she had moved to ...
MARY AUSTIN 14 The Land of Little Rain ( 1903 ) 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 ...
Author: Chris J. Magoc
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
An anthology of period documents that illustrate important facets of Americans' changing relationship with nature.
On another trip I chose the more dramatic crossing over Tioga Pass in the short
season when it is free of snow , thrilled by ... The Streets of the Mountains ” is the
chapter in The Land of Little Rain which has the look and the feel of these high ...
Author: California. Division of Mines and GeologyPublish On: 1965
MARY AUSTIN THE LAND OF LITTLE RAIN By Mary Austin 1
ترترترترترترترترز. A PAGE FROM HISTORY ... by ELISABETH L.
EGENHOFF At the end of a little side street in Independence in Inyo County ,
California , stands a small frame ...
THE LAND OF LITTLE RAIN Mary Austin The book from which the following
selection comes was published in 1903 and has been “ rediscovered ” by
modern readers . In his introduction to the 1974 edition of The Land of Little Rain
, T . M ...
Author: W. Ross Winterowd
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
This reader/rhetoric offers students a variety of clear and powerful approaches to critical reading, thinking, and writing—including the research paper. The text provides students with more than sixty readings to explore the connections between critical reading and writing.