Cadillac desert: the American West and its disappearing water

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Pimlico, Mar 15, 2001 - Nature - 582 pages
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Intelligent, accurate and well researched. - Goodreads
Difficult to read straight through, but great info. - Goodreads
Fascinating, eye opening, educational and maddening. - Goodreads
Combines great history and ecological insights. - Goodreads
A long, well researched book that everyone should read. - Goodreads
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Another must read for all westerners. Vital history regarding water development, corruption, and bureaucracy in the arid lands of the west. Often a dry (no pun intended) read that bounces around ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hans Guttmann - Goodreads

Detailed history of water in the Western, I wonder what went down after 1986? Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
A Country of Illusion
15
CHAPTER
52
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Marc Reisner was born in 1948 in Ohio. A graduate of Earlham College, he worked for many years at Natural Resources Defense Counsel, where he wrote their newsletter.

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