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A River Lost: The Life and Death of the Columbia (Revised and Updated) Revised and Updated Edition
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As a disclaimer, I must admit that my father had a farm on the banks of the lower Columbia River and undoubtedly contributed to the pollution of this river. However, he was an early advocate against what he saw as the unnecessary pollution of both air and water of that region long before such stances were popular.
The author spent a lot of time interviewing numerous people who live, work and make their living from this river. Now beset by a multitude of dams, fulled with pollution from farms, industry and recreation and with it's vast runs of fish now gone, this river is but a sad shadow of its former self.
I would definitely recommend this book for anyone who is interested in the history of the Columbia River, the river's impact on the development of the Pacific Northwest and the devastation of the fish that once thrived in this most glorious river.
I think my father would have liked this book.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Great book. Very cool to find out about the columbia before it was dammed. Great research done by blaine.Published 5 months ago by dschmavid503
A prodigious and perceptive writer who has fun and pathos at the same time with greatness and tragedy of one of the worlds great structures.Published 9 months ago by Pat Maher