Water To The Angels

Author: Les Standiford
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062251449
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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 ...

Hurricane Katrina And The Lessons Of Disaster Relief

Author: Michael Powelson
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1527500780
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north of Los Angeles. And while Mulholland's aqueduct brought water to Los
Angeles, that same aqueduct incensed the farmers of the Owens Valley, who
believed that they had been scammed into surrendering their water rights and
realized that ... 1 Les Standiford's Water to the Angels: William Mulholland, His
Monumental Aqueduct, and the Rise of Los Angeles (New York: Ecco Publishers,
2016), 235– 50, is the most recent work to chronicle the collapse of the St.
Francis dam.

Urban Politics

Author: Myron Levine
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317516796
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Instead, the movie presents a fictionalized version of the efforts undertaken by
Los Angeles water chief William Mulholland to construct the Owens Valley
aqueduct, a project that, in 1913, brought water from over 200 miles away to Los
Angeles. Situated in a desert region, ... Also see the work of best-selling novelist/
historian Les Standiford, Water to the Angels: William Mullholland, His
Monumental Aqueduct, and the Rise of Los Angeles (New York: HarperCollins,
2015). Albuquerque ...

The Mission Walker

Author: Edie Littlefield Sundby
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 0718093437
Size: 43.51 MB
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... including the highly acclaimed Water to the Angels: William Mulholland, His
Monumental Aqueduct, & the Rise of Los Angeles “This powerful story of
determination and faith will stay with you forever. I was so moved to be with Edie
on each dusty step of her journey, sharing her cactus wounds and life-affirming
moments. We can all learn from this moving and memorable tale of strength,
resilience, and spirituality.” —Ken Budd Writer and author of The Voluntourist: A
Six-Country Tale ...

Water And The California Dream

Author: David Carle
Publisher: Counterpoint
ISBN: 1619028239
Size: 12.35 MB
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Water to the Angels: William Mulholland, His Monumental Aqueduct, and the
Rise of Los Angeles. New York: Ecco. Starr, Kevin. 1973. Americans and the
California Dream, 1850–1915. New York: Oxford University Press. ————.
1985. Inventing the Dream: California Through the Progressive Era. New York:
Oxford University Press. ————. [2004] 2006. Coast of Dreams: California on
the Edge, 1990–2003. New York: Vintage Books. Stene, Eric A. 1998. “The
Central Valley Project.

Die Vierte Schwester

Author: Kate Atkinson
Publisher: Droemer eBook
ISBN: 3426412098
Size: 40.29 MB
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Was ist aus Olivia geworden? Noch nie hat Kate Atkinson mit so viel Leidenschaft über das geschrieben, was sie am meisten bewegt: die Familie.

Der Schwimmer

Author: Joakim Zander
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644529116
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Der Auftakt der Reihe um Juristin Klara Walldéen erscheint in 27 Ländern. «Eines unserer Lieblingsbücher dieses Jahr.» (Magasinet Paragraf) «Hervorragend geschrieben, unglaublich spannend.» (Skånska Dagbladet) «Inmitten atemloser ...

Wei Er Oleander

Author: Janet Fitch
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 3838722841
Size: 55.43 MB
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Der weiße Oleander blüht in Kalifornien im Hochsommer.

Alle Menschen Sind Gleich Erfolgreiche Nicht

Author: Amy Chua
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 3593501171
Size: 75.58 MB
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Warum sind Einwanderer aus China und dem Iran Gewinnertypen und die aus anderen Nationen oft nicht? »Tigermutter« Amy Chua und ihr Mann Jed Rubenfeld haben eine überraschende Antwort.