The dreamt land : chasing water and dust across California
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Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.
Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
ISBN
9781101875209, 1101875208, 9781101910191, 1101910194
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Chappaqua Library - Nonfiction
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Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
viii, 562 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781101875209, 1101875208, 9781101910191, 1101910194
UPC
40029230726

Notes

General Note
"Borzoi Book"--Title page verso.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 531-537) and index.
Description
"A vivid, searching journey into California's complicated relationship to its water, from the Gold Rush to today : an epic story of the struggle to overcome the constraints of nature. Mark Arax is from a family of Central Valley farmers, a writer with deep ties to the land, who has watched as the battles over water have intensified even as the state lurches from drought to flood and back again. In The Dreamt Land he travels the state to explore the century-old water distribution system that is straining to keep up with California's relentless growth. This is a heartfelt, beautifully written book about land and the people who work on it, from the gold miners to the ranchers to the small farmers and today's big ag. Since the beginning, Californians have redirected rivers, drilled ever-deeper wells, and pushed the water supplies past their limits. The Dreamt Land brings to life the enterprising figures who have made a fortune off the land, and used that wealth to increase their leverage, as well as the people who have been left behind. It's a story of politics and hubris, but above all it's about the unceasing human ability to make things happen, and to endure in a hostile environment." --Publisher information.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Arax, M. (2019). The dreamt land: chasing water and dust across California (First edition.). Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Arax, Mark, 1956-. 2019. The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California. Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Arax, Mark, 1956-. The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Arax, Mark. The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California First edition., Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.

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