The American West and Its Disappearing Water
Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780140178241, 582pp.
Publication Date: June 1, 1993
"Beautifully written and meticulously researched.""St. Louis Post-Dispatch." This updated study of the economics, politics, and ecology of water covers more than a century of public and private desert reclamation in the American West.
About the Author
Marc Reisner worked for many years at the Natural Resources Defense Council. His "Cadillac Desert" was a National Book Critics Circle Award nominee. He died in 2000.