Yes, what makes this book great is how relevant it is today.
But first, some cons. This is a long book over 500 pages (and about 100 pages of related materials). Read more
I first read Cadillac Desert about ten years ago and it whetted my interest in seeing how humans were despoiling our planet. Read morePublished 13 days ago by JeanLMPouteauMD
Thoroughly researched work provides some credence to his theories. An environmentalist at heart.
Too much of an hyperbolic exaggeration, opinionated and verboise work. Read more
Although written in 1987, it was an enlightening to read the historical evolution of the Bureau of Reclamation and Army Corps of Engineers. The author's research was impressive. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Scotty In Charge
I wanted this to be good, but the writing quality and objective analysis wasn't there.Published 16 days ago by emeraldgnome
A must read for anyone questioning the drought and water shortage in Southern CaliforniaPublished 16 days ago by M.A.Moore
Well documented with factoids and opinions that favor the author's viewpoints and either demonize or marginalize different points of view. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Marilyn H.
Good background reading for gaining an understanding of man's role in the current water crisis in the West.Published 23 days ago by paul
This is very important history BUT, the book is really dense with detail. I only finished it because I had to read it for a book club.Published 24 days ago by Terry Ginsberg