Floodpath

Author: Jon Wilkman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 162040916X
Size: 64.80 MB
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Driven by eyewitness accounts and combining urban history with a life-and-death drama and a technological detective story, Floodpath grippingly reanimates the reality behind L.A. noir fictions such as the classic film Chinatown.

Floodpath

Author: Jon Wilkman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Press
ISBN: 9781620409176
Size: 48.57 MB
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"Floodpath attempts to rescue the disaster from obscurity .

Floodpath

Author: Jon Wilkman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620409151
Size: 26.36 MB
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Driven by eyewitness accounts and combining urban history, technological detective story, and life-and-death drama, Floodpath grippingly reanimates the reality behind noir fictions like the classic film Chinatown.With Americans' penchant ...

Rivers In The Desert

Author: Margaret Leslie Davis
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497613779
Size: 13.53 MB
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Rivers in the Desert is the quintessential American story.

St Francis Dam Disaster

Author: John Nichols
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 143963033X
Size: 39.93 MB
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Minutes before midnight on the evening of March 12, 1928, the St. Francis Dam collapsed.

Heavy Ground

Author: Norris Hundley
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520287665
Size: 20.31 MB
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This extensively illustrated volume gives an account of how the St. Francis Dam came to be built, the reasons for its collapse, the terror and heartbreak brought by the flood, the efforts to restore the Santa Clara Valley, the political ...

Water To The Angels

Author: Les Standiford
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062251449
Size: 41.68 MB
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The author of Last Train to Paradise tells the story of the largest public water project ever created—William Mulholland’s Los Angeles aqueduct—a story of Gilded Age ambition, hubris, greed, and one determined man who's vision shaped ...