The Bean Trees

the bean trees

What is Taylor surprised by in the desert?

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They see the storm break the desert into smoky columns and rays of sunlight. The rain smells "clean" to Taylor and "pungent" to Estevan; this is caused by the greasewood bushes that produce a certain chemical when it rains, according to Mattie.