The Land of Little Rain

Product Number: EB00667805
Released: Apr 26, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504035484
Publisher: Open Road Media
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A stirring tribute to the unique beauty of theAmerican Southwest In the region stretching from the High Sierras south of Yosemite to the Mojave Desert, water is scarce and empty riverbeds hint at a lush landscape that has long since vanished. But the desert is far from lifeless. For those who know where to look, the "land of little rain" is awash in wonders. In this exquisite meditation on the people, flora, and fauna of the American desert, Mary Austin introduces readers to the secret treasures of the landscape she loved above all others. Her lyrical essays profoundly influenced the work of nature writers and conservationists, among them Edward Abbey and Terry Tempest Williams, and have inspired generations of readers to visit some of the country's most stunning national parks, including Death Valley and Joshua Tree. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

Author(s): Mary Austin
Original Publish Date: Apr 26, 2016

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Author(s): Mary Austin
Genre: History, Science
Product Number EB00162524
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: #9780307758880
Author(s): Mary Austin
Product Number EB00398645
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: #9781440621475

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