The Resource Rivers in the Desert, Maggie Davis

Rivers in the Desert, Maggie Davis

Label
Rivers in the Desert
Title
Rivers in the Desert
Statement of responsibility
Maggie Davis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
RIVERS IN THE DESERT is the quintessential American story. It follows the remarkable career of William Mulholland, the visionary who engineered the rise of Los Angeles as the greatest American city west of the Mississippi. He sought to transform the sparse and barren desert into an inhabitable environment by designing the longest aqueduct in the Western Hemisphere, bringing water from the mountains to support a large city. Davis chronicles Mulholland's dramatic ascension to wealth and fame, followed by his tragic downfall after the sudden collapse of the dam he had constructed to safeguard the water supply. The disaster, which killed at least five hundred people, caused his repudiation by allies, friends, and a previously adoring community. Epic in scope, RIVERS IN THE DESERT chronicles the history of Los Angeles and examines the tragic fate of the man who rescued it
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
VALIL
Dewey number
979.4/9404/092
Index
no index present
LC call number
TD140.M84
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Rivers in the Desert, Maggie Davis
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dedication; Epigraph; Prologue; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 -- Genesis; Chapter 2 -- Hand of Betrayal; Chapter 3 -- Sweet Stolen Water; Chapter 4 -- Faithful Servant; Chapter 5 -- Noise of Many Waters; Chapter 6 -- Blood of Sacrifice; Chapter 7 -- Deliverance; Chapter 8 -- Prodigal Daughter; Chapter 9 -- Eden; Chapter 10 -- Wars in Heaven; Chapter 11 -- Unbowed; Chapter 12 -- Retribution; Chapter 13 -- Rivers of Hades; Chapter 14; Chapter 15 -- Persecution; Chapter 16 -- Judgment; Chapter 17 -- Redemption; Chapter 18 -- Kingdom of Angels; Epilogue; Bibliography; Author Biography
Control code
ocn875414397
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (268 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781497613775
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
4522885417852534188
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3091470x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)875414397
  • pebc1497613779

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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