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The Desert Smells Like Rain: A Naturalist in Papago Country

Biography / Memoir

By: Gary Paul Nabhan

192 pages, Figs.

University of Arizona Press

Paperback | Apr 2002 | #129901 | ISBN: 0816522499
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The author, an ethnobiologist and naturalist, gives an account of his journeys with contemporary Papago Indians through their homelands in the deserts of Arizona and Sonora, Mexico. He investigates the nutritive value of native plants, the adaptations of desert plants and animals, and the ecology of Indian agriculture and management of water.

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