Garden City, NJ: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. 309pp. Octavo [21 cm] Black cloth over boards, with minor bumping to the spine ends and a brief gift inscription on the half title. In the dust jacket, with periodic short closed tears and chips to the edges and mild toning to the rear panel. Very Good + / Very good. Item #64910
An account of the crucial search for water in the Southwest, written by the great-great-grandson of Remi Nadeau, a leader in California's development and the man who built the first four-story building in Los Angeles- the Nadeau Hotel.
"Remi Nadeau's dramatic and revealing account of the water crisis in the Southwest underscores the urgent need for corrective measures on a nationwide scale." - the Publisher.