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  • Amidst cholla and saguaro and sun-blistered projections of rock so bleak they might have confounded the Buddha himself.

    The Silence

  • “Dead Drunk and Naked” turned the sun-blistered crowd into a barroom full of harmonizers and the band members quit wiping their brows and just played doused in sweat.

    Bonnaroo: Southern Stories from Drive-by Truckers - ArtsBeat Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Before him stretched a few feet of sun-blistered tar roofing, and beyond this was a stone parapet.

    Spell of Magic – Part 9 « Official Harry Harrison News Blog

  • The queerest ship that ever sailed is a yacht on wheels, a graceful land-going clipper, that glides over the pathless stretches of sun-blistered plain, and carries her plucky navigators to and from their gold mine in the desert.

    2008 April

  • Even in Ireland -- hardly a sun-blistered climate -- doctors report a 62 percent increase in skin cancer samples sent to laboratories and a 20 percent increase in patients.

    Deborah Blum: Skin Cancer, Wealth, Poverty and Journalism Done Badly

  • So they kept swinging the spade and striking, but the sun-blistered ground had hardened like a rock, the dirt unyielding, compressed, almost petrified.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • He suggested the ocean beach, a tennis court, anything but the sun-blistered utility of Main Street.

    Main Street

  • He stopped at the sight of the place with its deep tiled roof, nestling under big trees — you never get a decently big, decently shaped tree by the seaside — its sign towards the roadway, its sun-blistered green bench and tables, its shapely white windows and its row of upshooting hollyhock plants in the garden.

    The History of Mr. Polly

  • For 27 years, the fallen helicopter had been embedded in one of these slopes — shards of history, sun-blistered in dry seasons, washed by monsoon rains.

    Saigon Quartet

  • The slightest hint of air brushed across his still sun-blistered face, and he took a deeper breath.

    The Order War

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