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Mary Hunter Austin
Austin circa 1900
(Charles Fletcher Lummis photograph)
September 9, 1868
|Died||August 13, 1934
|Alma mater||Blackburn College|
|Spouse(s)||Stafford Wallace Austin|
Mary Hunter Austin (September 9, 1868 – August 13, 1934) was an American writer. One of the early nature writers of the American Southwest, her classic The Land of Little Rain (1903) describes the fauna, flora, and people – as well as evoking the mysticism and spirituality – of the region between the High Sierra and the Mojave Desert of southern California.
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Mary Hunter Austin wrote about her Independence, California home in The Land of Little Rain
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