Austin, Mary Hunter
|born on||9 September 1868 at 23:59 (= 11:59 PM )|
|Place||Carlinville, Illinois, 39n17, 89w53|
|Timezone||LMT m89w53 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||17°46' 21°56 Asc. 08°59'|
American writer. One of the early nature writers of the American Southwest, her classic The Land of Little Rain (1903) describes the fauna, flora and people – as well as evoking the mysticism and spirituality – of the region between the High Sierra and the Mojave Desert of southern California. She died on August 13, 1934.
Sy Scholfield quotes "Southwest writers series, Issues 12-21" (Steck-Vaughn Co., 1971), p.1: "MARY HUNTER AUSTIN was born on the stroke of midnight, September 9, 1868, in Carlinville, Illinois."
- Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Nature writer)