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Aubrey (korrick) | 2004 comments The Land of Little Rain, Mary Austin, 1903, United States, NONFICTION

"...Going beyond the role of the observer to become a participant in the ecology of the desert, Mary Austin describes a world that does not support or encourage human purposes, but follows a more compelling imperative. She recognizes this imperative, combining a deferential relationship to resources like water—"one expects to find springs, but not to depend upon them"—with an ultimate respect for the personal resources that enable individuals to live with the limitations, the risks, and the magnificence of such a place."

(K.B., p. 255)

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Aubrey (korrick) | 2004 comments I'm submitting my review for this: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

Aubrey (korrick) | 2004 comments Thanks for your review, Sandy :)

Sandy  | 22 comments Aubrey wrote: "Thanks for your review, Sandy :)"

My pleasure, Aubrey.

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