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Publisher Comments:

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 collection of essays that date back almost a century, naturalist and writer Mary Austin (1868-1934) breathes life into the desert landscape, describing its savage beauty, its plants and animals, and the occasional human visitor.

Synopsis:

A classic of southwestern literature by a woman ahead of her time.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780826303585
Designed:
Pearce, T. M.
Author:
Pearce, T. M.
Designed:
Pearce, T. M.
Author:
Austin, Mary
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Subject:
California
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Natural history
Publication Date:
October 1974
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
191
Dimensions:
8.03x5.43x.44 in. .46 lbs.

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General
Travel » North America » United States » Western States

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