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The Resource Water to the angels : William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles, Les Standiford

Water to the angels : William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles, Les Standiford

Label
Water to the angels : William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles
Title
Water to the angels
Title remainder
William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles
Statement of responsibility
Les Standiford
Title variation
William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the story of William Mulholland's Los Angeles aqueduct, the largest public water project ever built, describing how it transformed a small desert city into a modern metropolis
Summary
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 whose vision shaped the future and continues to impact us today
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10408762
Cataloging source
CO2
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Standiford, Les
Dewey number
979.4/9404092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HD4464.L7
LC item number
S73 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Water-supply
  • Mulholland, William
  • Water-supply engineers
Target audience
adult
Label
Water to the angels : William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles, Les Standiford
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-306) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn905494686
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 315 pages
Isbn
9780062251428
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
bl2015011606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
(OCoLC)905494686
Label
Water to the angels : William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles, Les Standiford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-306) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn905494686
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 315 pages
Isbn
9780062251428
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
bl2015011606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
(OCoLC)905494686

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