Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water by Marc Reisner

Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water

Marc Reisner

nonfiction history science informative slow-paced

582 pages | first published 1986

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The story of the American West is the story of a relentless quest for a precious resource: water. It is a tale of rivers diverted and dammed, of political corruption and intrigue, of billion-dollar battles over water rights, of ecologic and econom...
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