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Author Reisner, Marc.
Title Cadillac desert : the American West and its disappearing water / Marc Reisner.
Publication Info. New York, N.Y.: Penguin Books, 1993.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 3  333.9 R    IN LIBRARY
Edition Revised and updated edition
Description viii, 582 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 522-564) and index.
Contents A country of illusion -- The Red Queen -- First causes -- An American Nile (I) -- The Go-Go years -- Rivals in crime -- Dominy -- An American Nile (II) -- The peanut farmer and the pork barrel -- Chinatown -- Those who refuse to learn ... -- Things fall apart -- A civilization, if you can keep it.
Subject Irrigation -- Government policy -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Water resources development -- Government policy -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Political corruption -- West (U.S.) -- History.
ISBN 0140178244 (pbk.)
9780140178241 (pbk.)