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The Owens Valley and the Los Angeles Water Controversy: Owens Valley As I Knew It

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Paperback, Monograph Number 1 of Pacific Center for Western Historical Studies, 76 pages
Published by Community Printing and Publishing (first published 1973)
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Carolanne
Why Did I Read This Book?
I've had an interest for California History, Geology, Geography, and Biology for quite a while. I was born and raised here in San Diego. I took a Water Resources course, as well as a California Geography course, and both of the classes made reference to William Mulholland and the Los Angeles/Owen's Valley water controversy of the early 1900's.
Last summer we made a road trip from SanDiego to Lake Tahoe to go camping. We drove the historic highway 395, right through Owen'
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Kate Picher
Jun 14, 2015 Kate Picher rated it really liked it
A good read, even if he does repeat himself a lot.
Sundry
Sep 25, 2011 Sundry rated it really liked it
Shelves: nonfiction, history
I enjoyed this, partly because I've read a lot about the Owens Valley and have visited every year for the past ten years+, talking to locals about water issues when I have an opportunity. Interesting to see the perspective from 1973.
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