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Cadillac Desert


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 damned, of political corruption and intrigue, of billion-dollar battles over water rights, of ecologic and economic disaster. In CADILLAC DESERT Marc Reisner writes of the earliest settlers, lured by the promise of paradise, and of the ruthless tactics employed by Los Angeles politicians and business interests to ensure the city's growth. He documents the bitter rivalry between two government ...

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Cadillac Desert
2001, Pimlico, London

ISBN-13: 9780712667173

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Cadillac Desert
1987, Penguin Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140104325


Cadillac Desert
1986, Viking Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670199273


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