Water To The Angels

Author: Les Standiford
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062251449
Size: 22.39 MB
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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 ...

Rivers In The Desert

Author: Margaret Leslie Davis
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497613779
Size: 57.93 MB
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Rivers in the Desert is the quintessential American story.

Floodpath

Author: Jon Wilkman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 162040916X
Size: 39.17 MB
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Driven by eyewitness accounts and combining urban history with a life-and-death drama and a technological detective story, Floodpath grippingly reanimates the reality behind L.A. noir fictions such as the classic film Chinatown.

Water And Power

Author: William L. Kahrl
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520907416
Size: 43.44 MB
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It is not the purpose of this work to propose a specific format for the settlement of the city's current difficulties with the valley, to resolve the environmental questions associated with Los Angeles's proposed groundwater pumping program ...

Western Times And Water Wars

Author: John Walton
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520914537
Size: 65.63 MB
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Western Times and Water Wars chronicles more than a hundred years of tumultuous events in the history of California's Owens Valley.

Last Train To Paradise

Author: Les Standiford
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9781400051182
Size: 65.14 MB
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Last Train to Paradise celebrates this crowning achievement of Gilded Age ambition, a sweeping tale of the powerful forces of human ingenuity colliding with the even greater forces of nature’s wrath. From the Hardcover edition.

Thirsty

Author: Marc Weingarten
Publisher: Vireo Book, A
ISBN: 9781942600022
Size: 18.18 MB
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Thirsty is the gripping tale of Los Angeles’ epic battles for water, the larger-than-life characters that shaped a city’s destiny, and the man-made tragedy that killed 400 and forever changed the way water would be harnessed and ...

West Of Eden

Author: Jean Stein
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0812998413
Size: 54.37 MB
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These stories illuminate the bold aspirations of five larger-than-life individuals and their families. West of Eden is a work of history both grand in scale and intimate in detail.