The novelist Mary Hunter died at the age of 65. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
American writer who is best known for The Land of Little Rain, a work that describes the animals, plant life, and people of the Mojave Desert of Southern California.
She and her five siblings grew up in Illinois. She later moved to California, where she married Stafford Wallace Austin in 1891.
Nevertheless there are certain peaks, canons, and clear meadow spaces which are above all compassing of words, and have a certain fame as of the nobly great to whom we give no familiar names.
People would be surprised to know how much I learned about prayer from playing poker.
Man is a great blunderer going about in the woods, and there is no other except the bear makes so much noise.
This is the sense of the desert hills, that there is room enough and time enough.
Probably we never fully credit the interdependence of wild creatures, and their cognizance of the affairs of their own kind.