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
An amazing exposition of talent and research. - Goodreads
Combines great history and ecological insights. - Goodreads
It is interesting, but the writing is a trifle dull. - Goodreads

Review: Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water

User Review  - Vince - Goodreads

Read this book and you'll never think of water in the same way again. After recently reading Judith Nies' "Unreal City" I went to the library and checked out the late Marc Reisner's "Cadillac Desert ... Read full review

Review: Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water

User Review  - Paula - Goodreads

A year later, I've given CD a second read and must, finally, award it the 5th star (for whatever that's worth) that it so deserves. One of the most scathing, witty and instructive books of political ... 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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