Cadillac Desert

The American West and Its Disappearing Water, Revised Edition

By Marc Reisner
(Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780140178241, 608pp.)

Publication Date: June 1, 1993

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"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.

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