A River Lost

A River Lost : Life and Death of the Columbia

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The story of how well-meaning Americans dammed up the Columbia River in the North-Western United States, to produce cheap electricity and gardens blooming in the desert. This narrative of exploitation records how one of the West's most majestic rivers was sacrificed to economic advance.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 165.9 x 242.3 x 26.7mm | 567g
  • WW Norton & Co
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • maps
  • 0393039366
  • 9780393039368

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