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
Wow, this book is hard to read. - Goodreads
An amazing exposition of talent and research. - Goodreads
Difficult to read straight through, but great info. - Goodreads
Combines great history and ecological insights. - Goodreads
Very hard to read without getting totally irate. - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Leland William - Goodreads

Gave up 240 pages in. Not sure if I will come back to it. The writing style was enjoyable, but it felt like the author got bogged down in unnecessary details. Read full review

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

User Review  - Billpilgrim - Goodreads

This book details the history of how water rights have been handled (ie mishandled) in the arid west, an area that is both desert and semi-desert but has been developed to serve the needs of millions ... 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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