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""The Land of Little Rain "was a book well worth awaiting. . . . a collection of essays about the Southwest, beautifully written." --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Novelist and essayist who wrote about Native American culture and their social problems. Mary Austin is the author of nearly thirty books and hundreds of short works that drew from her impressions of the indigenous people. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Editorial Reviews
Wonderful book by someone who loves the desert. She truly sees and understands its moods and inhabitants (I don't mean people).Published 2 months ago by kym schneider campbell
Early environmental book. Excellent set of vignettes about times past.Published 3 months ago by Robert M. Riley
I recently read Karen Surina Mulford's Trailblazers: Twenty Amazing Western Women (Great American Women Series) which provided brief biographical sketches of the lives of twenty... Read morePublished 4 months ago by John P. Jones III
I like hearing a woman tell her story about a part of her life - in a very unusual part of the western US.Published 4 months ago by Nell Engeler
Neither of the boxes labeled "Predictable', "Some twists" and "Full of surprises" is applicable to this book. There is no plot, therefore no development. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
I saw this edition of Mary Austin's iconic book many years ago in a library, and always wanted to have a copy of my own. Now I do. Very satisfied.Published 4 months ago by milo
Though a bit antiquated in vocabulary (makes reading on the kindle a good bet so you can easily look up the words) and very botanical, it's a wonderful journey through Death Valley... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Linda H. Levy