Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, 1950.
First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in a Very Good dust jacket. 309 pp, with index, illustrated endpapers. Light wear to edges, contents clean and sound. Dust jacket has a chip missing from head of spine and some rubbing. "The dramatic story of Southern California's search for water to fuel her cities' growth." Explores issues of the diversion of rivers, contruction of dams and aqueducts, population growth, and political strife.