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Hardcover:

9780062251428 | Ecco Pr, March 31, 2015, cover price $28.99

Paperback:

9780062251459 | Reprint edition (Ecco Pr, February 23, 2016), cover price $16.99

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Product Description: Thirsty is the history of Los Angeles and its fraught relationship with water. As a city on the make since the early twentieth century, Los Angeles’ resources fought hard to keep up with its unchecked growth. The city’s water chief William Mulholland built an aqueduct to grab water over 200 miles away in Owens Valley, but it wasn’t enough...read more

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9781942600022 | Rare Bird Books, December 8, 2015, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Thirsty is the history of Los Angeles and its fraught relationship with water.

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Product Description: William Mulholland presided over the creation of a water system that forever changed the course of southern California's history. Mulholland, a self-taught engineer, was the chief architect of the Owens Valley Aqueduct—a project ranking in magnitude and daring with the Panama Canal—that brought water to semi-arid Los Angeles from the lush Owens Valley...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780520217249 | Univ of California Pr, August 1, 2000, cover price $85.00

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9780520234666 | Univ of California Pr, May 1, 2002, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: William Mulholland presided over the creation of a water system that forever changed the course of southern California's history.

Traces the rise and fall of William Mulholland, the architect of an aqueduct two hundred fifty miles long and designed to bring Los Angeles all the water it needed (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780060166984 | Harpercollins, June 1, 1993, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Traces the rise and fall of William Mulholland, the architect of an aqueduct two hundred fifty miles long and designed to bring Los Angeles all the water it needed

Paperback:

9781587541070 | Olmstead Pr, August 1, 2001, cover price $18.95
9780060921941 | Reprint edition (Perennial, April 1, 1994), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A biography of the engineer who designed and built the Los Angeles Aqueduct traces the rise and fall of William Mulholland, the architect of an aqueduct 250 miles long designed to bring Los Angeles all the water it needed.

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Product Description: Seventy-five years ago the growing city of Los Angeles, amid considerable conflict, appropriated water from a rural area 250 miles away. Still unresolved, the controversy surrounding the Owens Valley-Los Angeles Aqueduct has long since moved from the personal, even violent level fictionalized in the movie Chinatown to the dry realm of court proceedings, injunctions, and environmental impact reports...read more

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9780890961124 | Texas A & M Univ Pr, August 1, 1981, cover price $26.50 | About this edition: Seventy-five years ago the growing city of Los Angeles, amid considerable conflict, appropriated water from a rural area 250 miles away.

Paperback:

9780890965092 | Reprint edition (Texas A & M Univ Pr, April 1, 1992), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Seventy-five years ago the growing city of Los Angeles, amid considerable conflict, appropriated water from a rural area 250 miles away.

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