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

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

User Review  - MBybee - Goodreads

An excellent book to learn about the politics and water wars of the American Southwest. Some eye-openers if you're not familiar with the backstory Read full review

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

User Review  - Jason Roth - Goodreads

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

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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