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The desert reader

The desert reader

a literary companion

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deserts,
  • Deserts -- Literary collections

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Gregory McNamee
    GenreLiterary collections
    ContributionsMcNamee, Gregory
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB612 .S54 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 307 p. ;
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17117971M
    ISBN 100826329845
    LC Control Number2002035996

    Cowgirl Rosie and Her Five Baby Bison Emergent Reader Desert Cactus Life Cycle Emergent Reader *Classroom Version Doctor Kit Emergent Reader Dog's Colorful Day Emergent Reader Little Cloud Emergent Reader-Eric Carle book The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza *Classroom Reader Mail Carrier -ail Word Family Emergent Reader Mother's Day Emergent Reader. Comprehensive and brightly informative, The New Desert Reader will be invaluable to anyone interested in the history, literature, and beauty of North America’s treasured desert places. Peter Wild is professor of English at the University of Arizona and author of numerous books on the Southwest including The Grumbling Gods: A Palm Springs Reader.

    A book desert is a geographic area (country, state, county, city, neighborhood, home) where printed books and other reading material are allegedly hard to obtain, particularly without access to an automobile or other form of transportation. Some researchers have defined book deserts by linking them to poverty and low income, while others use a combination of factors that include census data. The Desert Reader: A Literary Companion This book is a great resource for exploring the desert travels of writers through time. It includes excerpts from such authors as Mary Austin, Jedediah Smith, Ed Abbey, Mark Twain, Pablo Neruda, Percey Shelley, T.E. Lawrence, Charles Doughty, Pliny, and Herodotus to .

    This is an emergent reader book, by Sara Ipatenco, that encourages children to recognize simple sight words such as “in,” “the,” and “live.” It also uses repeated text and encourages children to use the pictures to figure out unknown words while also reading about animals who live in the desert habitat.4/5(9).   "Scholars as well as the general reader will find Desert Immigrants an engaging and informative book. It is based on a detailed reading of El Paso’s English and Spanish language newspapers as well as oral interviews and manuscript collections. A myriad of facts and names are meticulously organized to make a general argument.


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