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Thirsty : William Mulholland, California Water, and the Real Chinatown (Hardcover) (Marc Weingarten)

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Thirsty is an exploration of Los Angeles' storied history in regards to water. Starting with William Mullholland and his aqueducts, through the 1926 collapse of the St. Francis Dam, which killed hundreds, and on through to the profound implications Los Angeles' path has for today. Where Marc Reiser's seminal 1986 book Cadillac Desert started, Marc Weingarten'sThirsty continues. Illuminating the complexities of the Los Angeles aquaduct system, the politics behind supplying America's second largest city with water from hundreds of mile away, and the disaster that haunted William Mullholland until his final days.
Number of Pages: 277
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Pgw
Author: Marc Weingarten
Language: English
Street Date: December 8, 2015
TCIN: 51132496
UPC: 9781942600022
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-8378
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