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Author Fink, Augusta.

Title I-Mary : a biography of Mary Austin / Augusta Fink.

Imprint Tucson, Ariz. : University of Arizona Press, c1983.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    818 Austin,M FIN    Available
Description x, 310 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 295-300.
Note Includes index.
Contents Mary Austin: the woman and the writer -- Part I: Prelude: 1868-1888 -- The two Marys -- Adolescence: the seeds of rebellion -- Part II: The awakening: 1888-1905 -- Impact of the Tejon country -- A marriage of convenience -- The Owens Valley: communion with the land -- Writer and mystic merge -- Charles Lummins as her mentor -- Infatuation with George Sterling -- Part III: Flood tide: 1906-1923 -- Life in Carmel's Bohemian Colony -- Sojourn abroad: the Herbert Hoovers and H G Wells -- An evanescent affair: Lincoln Steffens -- The dazzle of New York: "The world is younger every way" -- The lure of the Southwest: Daniel Trembly MacDougal and Mable Dodge Luhan -- Literary conquest of London and New York -- The promise of fulfillment -- Part IV: Afterglow: 1924-1934 -- Santa Fe: home to her heartland -- "A little space to love the world before I leave it" -- "I am unconvinced of death."
Subject Austin, Mary, 1868-1934.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 0816507899

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