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Barren, Wild, and Worthless: Living in the Chihuahuan Desert

By: Susan J Tweit

University of Arizona Press

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #167178 | ISBN: 0816523339
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Appearing barren and most definitely wild, the Chihuahuan Desert of northern Mexico and the southwestern United States may look worthless to some, but for Susan Tweit it is an inspiration. In this collection of seven elegant personal essays, she explores undiscovered facets of this seemingly hostile environment. With eloquence, passion, and insight, she describes and reflects on the relationship between the land, history, and people and makes this underappreciated region less barren for those who would share her journeys.

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