Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water

Author: Marc Reisner

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 ruthl….Read More

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