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Author Longoria, Arturo, 1948-
Title The Sand Sheet / Arturo Longoria.
Imprint College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2017]
Edition First edition.

Author Longoria, Arturo, 1948-
Series The seventh generation: survival, sustainability, sustenance in a new nature
Seventh generation (Series)
Subject Longoria, Arturo, 1948- -- Homes and haunts -- Texas, South.
South Texas Sand Sheet (Tex.)
Natural history -- Texas, South.
Xeric ecology -- Texas, South.
Shrubland ecology -- Texas, South.
Coastal plains -- Texas, South.
Texas, South -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Description 1 online resource.
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher.
Summary More than two million acres of sand, born and blown from an ancient sea beginning about ten thousand years ago, stretch across eight counties in deep South Texas. Known as the Coastal Sand Plain, the Texas Coastal Sand Sheet, or just the Sand Sheet, it is a region of few people, little rainfall, and no water. Among the dunes and dry, brown flats, only the hardiest shrubs and grasses provide habitat for the coyotes, quail, and rattlesnakes that live here. Arturo Longoria, whose cabin sits amid the sand scrub and desert motts of granjeno, brasil, and mesquite, knows this land intimately. A stude.
Contents Intro; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Notes; Glossary; Index
ISBN 1623495016
1623495008
9781623495008
9781623495015 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 956584051
Additional Format Print version: Longoria, Arturo, 1948- Sand Sheet. First edition. College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2017] 9781623495008 (DLC) 2016024642



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