Cadillac Desert

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Cadillac Desert

The American West and Its Disappearing Water

By Marc Reisner

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.