Cadillac desert: the American West and its disappearing water

Front Cover
Pimlico, Mar 15, 2001 - Nature - 582 pages
14 Reviews

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
10
4 stars
2
3 stars
1
2 stars
1
1 star
0

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - dcunning11235 - LibraryThing

This is a really amazing book. Here is a history of water management and mismanagement, in sometimes minute detail, that reads like a great novel. 500 pages of dams, reservoirs, and irrigation ditches ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

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

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
A Country of Illusion
15
CHAPTER
52
Copyright

14 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

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.

Bibliographic information