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Water to the Angels: William Mulholland, His Monumental Aqueduct, and the Rise of Los Angeles

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The author of Last Train to Paradise tells the story of the largest public water project ever created William Mulholland s Los Angeles aqueduct a story of Gilded Age ambition, hubris, greed, and one determined man who's vision shaped the future and continues to impact us today. In 1907, Irish immigrant William Mulholland conceived and built one of the greatest civil engineering feats in history: the aqueduct that carried water 223 miles from the Sierra Nevada mountains to Los Angeles allowing this small, resource-challenged ...

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Water to the Angels: William Mulholland, His Monumental Aqueduct, and the Rise of Los Angeles
2016, Ecco Press

ISBN-13: 9780062251459

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Water to the Angels: William Mulholland, His Monumental Aqueduct, and the Rise of Los Angeles
2015, Ecco Press

ISBN-13: 9780062251428

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