Wild Runs the RiverLarge Print - 2013
Clell Hodges and Mark Lane had been hired to tame the wilderness. Engineers both, they had been brought to California's Imperial Valley to wrest an irrigation system from the grip of a fearful adversary: the Colorado River. Wayward and turbulent, the mighty Colorado held the key to survival for all settlers along the Valley, and neither Clell nor Mark was alone in recognizing what prizes there were to be had if the River could be successfully tapped. San Francisco business interests, greedy landowners, and the national government -- all knew that the fortunes of the region would rise or fall with the current of the Colorado. What neither Clell nor Mark suspected -- until one agonizing moment -- was that their lives depended on it as well
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2013.
Edition: Large print edition.
Copyright Date: ©1968.
Characteristics: 263 pages ;,23 cm.