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Death Valley

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Definition Large desert in California and Nevada. It includes the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere (282 feet below sea level).
  • Every gust of wind through Death Valley sounded like a spirit of the dead.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • "You know Death Valley at LSU?" he asked.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • My mouth felt like four o'clock on a June afternoon in Death Valley.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • I told him not even Death Valley was beneath my ex.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • Chapter 6 — When in Doubt, It's from Shakespeare ...... Quick Quiz: What do John Cleese, Cole Porter, Moonlighting, and Death Valley Days have in common?
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • In Death Valley, eight miles due north from the Bad-water Basin.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • That's right: Death Valley.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • He was reportedly the first man to send a car down into Death Valley and the first to push over the snowbanks of the Sierra Nevada, performing the feat on an annual basis.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • If you took off in the opposite direction and made it past the Inyos, you'd hit Death Valley, while to the south there loomed a range of brown, sculpted hills everyone said were full of rattlesnakes.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • The California boys promised to meet the caravan when we arrived on the West Coast and take charge of showing the kids their state: camping trips in the Sierras, visits to Disneyland, classes at Santa Cruz, wine vineyards, Hollywood, and Death Valley.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Michael had visited Death Valley.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • "Death Valley" is what LSU football fans had nicknamed the LSU football stadium.
    Michael Lewis  --  The Blind Side
  • In Death Valley.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • We were in a top-secret facility in the middle of Death Valley, officially called "freaking nowhere" on any map, and yet he managed to produce marshmallows, plopping two into my cup.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • Death Valley.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • At the opening I can see across Death Valley East, the same barren landscape of Camp Ashpit times ten, thanks to the floodlights swinging from hastily erected poles anchored in the shafts that funneled air into the complex below.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave

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