Mary Austin Collection

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    The American rhythm
    (New York : Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1923) Austin, Mary Hunter, 1868-1934.
    This book includes Austin's essay on rhythm in speech and verse as well as her interpretations of traditional American Indian songs and her own verse.
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    (New York, Boni and Liveright, 1919) Austin, Mary Hunter, 1868-1934.
    Originally published in London in 1910 under the pseudonym Gordon Stairs, this novel describes an independent woman's encounter with a group of people who live in the wilderness, speak their own language and keep their own ways. A trail leads to the "Wood People," who are also called "Outliers." A pressed fern leaf and flowers have been preserved in the book.
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    The flock
    (Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin, 1906) Austin, Mary Hunter, 1868-1934.; Smith, E. Boyd, (Elmer Boyd), 1860-1943.
    Describes the history and work of sheepherders in the San Joaquin Valley. They were a varied group of people from Spain, Mexico, France, Germany, and the Basque country. Describes their activities throughout the year. Includes illustrations by E. Boyd Smith.
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    The trail book
    (Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1918) Austin, Mary Hunter, 1868-1934.; Winter, Milo, 1888-1956.
    In this collection of inter-related vignettes, two children, Oliver and Dorcas Jane, spend the night in a natural history museum where the dioramas come to life and the children enter a world of native cultures and experiences. Accompanied by color plates and illustrations by Milo Winter. Includes a glossary of Indian and Spanish names.