Cadillac desert: the American West and its disappearing water

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Pimlico, Mar 15, 2001 - Nature - 582 pages
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this book is so well researched! - Goodreads
Difficult to read straight through, but great info. - Goodreads
Combines great history and ecological insights. - Goodreads
... unbelievably well-researched. - Goodreads
Hmm, more research yes. - Goodreads

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User Review  - br77rino - LibraryThing

A little preliminary pq I'm not even halfway done, but this is a great, well-researched history of the water wars that were touched on in the Jack Nicholson movie "Chinatown." Fascinating stuff about ... Read full review

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User Review  - Preston Kutney - Goodreads

Far and away the best book on water development in the Western United States. Very compelling, which may not be a surprise to those who are familiar with the dramatic history of Los Angeles water ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
A Country of Illusion
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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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