Water To The Angels

Author: Les Standiford
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062251449
Size: 73.90 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: 67.36 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: 70.11 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: 18.57 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 ...

Last Train To Paradise

Author: Les Standiford
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9781400051182
Size: 80.35 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: 25.39 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 ...

Introduction To Water In California

Author: David Carle
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520962893
Size: 50.32 MB
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New to this updated edition: * Additional maps, figures, and photos * Expanded coverage of potential impacts to precipitation, snowpack, and water supply from climate change * Updated information about the struggle for water management and ...

L A Noir

Author: John Buntin
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1409154165
Size: 22.92 MB
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The Mob had to contend with downtown business (the Chandlers, of LA Times fame), City Hall, and above all the LAPD - and the story is gripping.