Author: Jon Wilkman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 162040916X
Size: 64.79 MB
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Driven by eyewitness accounts and combining urban history with a life-and-death drama and a technological detective story, Floodpath grippingly reanimates the reality behind L.A. noir fictions such as the classic film Chinatown.


Author: Jon Wilkman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Press
ISBN: 9781620409176
Size: 11.84 MB
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"Floodpath attempts to rescue the disaster from obscurity .


Author: Jon Wilkman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620409151
Size: 42.99 MB
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A visionary and controversial search for water made Los Angeles possible. But the failure of the St. Francis Dam remains an urgent lesson about our human limits, all but forgotten today.

St Francis Dam Disaster

Author: John Nichols
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 143963033X
Size: 70.57 MB
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Minutes before midnight on the evening of March 12, 1928, the St. Francis Dam collapsed.

Rivers In The Desert

Author: Margaret Leslie Davis
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497613779
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Rivers in the Desert is the quintessential American story.

Heavy Ground

Author: Norris Hundley
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520287665
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This extensively illustrated volume gives an account of how the St. Francis Dam came to be built, the reasons for its collapse, the terror and heartbreak brought by the flood, the efforts to restore the Santa Clara Valley, the political ...

The King And Queen Of Malibu The True Story Of The Battle For Paradise

Author: David K. Randall
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393292932
Size: 16.64 MB
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Frederick and May Rindge, the unlikely couple whose love story propelled Malibu’s transformation from an untamed ranch in the middle of nowhere to a paradise seeded with movie stars, are at the heart of this story of American grit and ...

Man Made Disaster

Author: Charles F. Outland
Publisher: Arthur H. Clark Company
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For more than a century the history of the American Frontier, particularly the West, has been the speciality of the Arthur H. Clark Company.