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Secrets Behind the Collar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,450. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detectives Nick Greer and Sonny Madison must find out who is killing priests. Their search takes them from churches to strip clubs, from the Arizona desert to the Great Lakes. Could a little town in Pennsylvania hold the answer? More bodies fall. Jealousy and vengeance abound. Trusts are broken, careers are demolished, and families are torn apart.
Hubris, a Railroad Through the Grand Canyon, and the Death of Frank Mason Brown: A Parable for Our Time
Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
“Really!? A railroad through the bottom of the Grand Canyon?” Crazy, right? But in fact, it came closer to happening than most realize. Here is the little-known story of how hubris killed the railroad’s president and saved the Grand Canyon. It offers a lesson on the fate of men who concoct such schemes and promise riches without regard to environmental consequences or costs to future generations.
A Paddlers Guidebook to the Lower Colorado River; Hoover Dam to Cottonwood Cove
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping & RVing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
The only Guidebook to the Colorado River below Hoover Dam. Specifically designed for paddlecraft (canoes and kayaks) and multi-day trips, this work describes the sights along this river and how to find them.
Oil and Water: An Oilman's Quest to Save the Source of America's Most Endangered River
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016 by UCRA. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
The story of the epic struggle to save the headwaters of the Colorado River.
Desert Vendetta
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,010. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The Arizona/Nevada desert is a mysterious place. Secrets get uncovered all the time … like, say, bodies. When that happens, other forces try to cover the evidence. It takes a pair of misfit reporters and two casino employees to dig it right back up again. What they find puts everyone in danger.
Hoover Dam: The Boulder Canyon Project - Historic Setting, Construction History, Design, Boulder City, Post Construction History, Settlement of Project Lands, Uses of Project Water
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,310. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Civil / Flood Control
Hoover Dam and Lake Mead are located in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River about 35 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. Located on the Arizona-Nevada State line, the dam and reservoir are in the counties of Mohave, in Arizona, and Clark, in Nevada.
Reclamation: Managing Water in the West - The Bureau of Reclamation: From Developing to Managing Water, 1945-2000, Volume 2 - Part 1: Hells Canyon, Columbia, Utah, Arizona, Fish versus Dams
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Civil / Flood Control
During the second half of the twentieth century the Bureau of Reclamation underwent transitions reflected in this volume: From Developing to Managing Water, 1945-2000.
Reclamation: Managing Water in the West - The Bureau of Reclamation: Origins and Growth to 1945, Volume 1 - Part 2 - Great Depression, Glen Canyon Dam, Colorado River, Hoover Dam, Indian Land
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,640. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Civil / Flood Control
The Bureau of Reclamation has a grand tradition, and this volume tells the fascinating story of that tradition from Reclamation's beginnings to the end of World War II. The story of Reclamation is deeply entwined in the development of the American West in the twentieth century and beyond.
Reclamation: Managing Water in the West - The Bureau of Reclamation: Origins and Growth to 1945, Volume 1 - Part 1 - Great Depression, Glen Canyon Dam, Colorado River, Hoover Dam, Indian Land
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,980. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Civil / Flood Control
The Bureau of Reclamation has a grand tradition, and this volume tells the fascinating story of that tradition from Reclamation's beginnings to the end of World War II. The story of Reclamation is deeply entwined in the development of the American West in the twentieth century and beyond.
The Bureau of Reclamation: History Essays from the Centennial Symposium - Part 2: Central Valley Project, Glen Canyon Dam, Hydropolitics, One Hundred Years, Veterans, CCC, Colorado River, West Water
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,770. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Civil / Dams & Reservoirs
Reclamation's history is a rich tapestry filled with the politics, colorful personalities, and the unique character of the West. It is marked by engineering accomplishments and economic growth woven into the tapestry of western water development and delivery. These essays prepared for Reclamation's history symposium in 2002 add new dimensions to the story of Reclamation.