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A River Lost

The Life and Death of the Columbia

by Blaine Harden

  • 124 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7453456M
ISBN 100393316904
ISBN 109780393316902

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Updated throughout, this edition features a new foreword and afterword. 7 mapsCited by: Joining the recent stream of books on the Columbia River is this hard-hitting report on the policies that have governed this most engineered of all American rivers.

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Blaine traveled the length of the Columbia to understand those.