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"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. Austin vividly describes the landscape, from burnt hills to sun-baked mesas, and the few human beings who occupy the land — cattlemen, miners, and Paiute Indians. This Modern Library Paperback Classic is set from the original 1903 edition.

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Between the high Sierras south from Yosemite and on into the Mojave Desert is the territory that Austin calls the Land of Little Rain. Austin vividly describes the landscape and the few human beings who occupy the land--cattlemen, miners, and Paiute Indians. This Modern Library Paperback Classic is set from the original 1903 edition.

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About the Author

Robert Hass is the author of Sun Under Wood, Human Wishes, Praise, and Field Guide. He served as poet laureate of the United States from 1995 to 1997 and is currently a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. He teaches at the University of California at Berkeley.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812968521
Introduction:
Hass, Robert
Publisher:
Modern Library
Introduction by:
Hass, Robert
Introduction:
Hass, Robert
Author:
Austin, Mary
Author:
Hass, Robert
Author:
Austin, Mary Hunter
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
California
Subject:
United States - Pacific - California
Subject:
History, Local
Subject:
Natural history
Subject:
California Description and travel.
Subject:
Natural history -- California.
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Americana - California
Subject:
Travel-US Western States
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2003
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library Classics
Series Volume:
#1334
Publication Date:
20030731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.10x5.22x.38 in. .27 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Between the high Sierras south from Yosemite and on into the Mojave Desert is the territory that Austin calls the Land of Little Rain. Austin vividly describes the landscape and the few human beings who occupy the land--cattlemen, miners, and Paiute Indians. This Modern Library Paperback Classic is set from the original 1903 edition.
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