Water to the Angels

Water to the Angels

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 who's vision shaped the future and continues to impact us today.

In 1907, Irish immigrant William Mulholland conceived and built one of the greatest civil engineering feats in history: the aqueduct that carried water 223 miles from the Sierra Nevada… (more)

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Given California's withering drought today, an examination of Mulholland could offer material for our current conversation as the choices he made continue to reverberate, but "Water to the Angels" doesn't do that.


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Publisher: Ecco (March 31, 2015)

Language: English


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