Coverart for item
The Resource Water to the angels : William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles, Les Standiford

Water to the angels : William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles, Les Standiford

Label
Water to the angels : William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles
Title
Water to the angels
Title remainder
William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles
Statement of responsibility
Les Standiford
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the story of William Mulholland's Los Angeles aqueduct, the largest public water project ever built, describing how it transformed a small desert city into a modern metropolis
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CO2
Dewey number
979.4/9404092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HD4464.L7
LC item number
S73 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Water to the angels : William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles, Les Standiford
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-306) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How dreams might end -- Distance between two points -- Luck of the Irish -- In mystery is the source -- Whose water is it anyway? -- A civil servant born -- Road trip -- Downhill all the way -- Remove every specter -- Have water or quit growing -- Brick upon brick -- First spade -- Best year to date -- Fair monetary recognition -- Fits and starts -- Fallout -- If you dig it, they will come -- Last mile -- Cascade -- In the shade of accomplishment -- Let the bombings begin -- Failure -- Forget it, Jake, it's Chinatown -- City of Angels
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 315 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062251428
Lccn
2015452728
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99967507236
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)905494686
  • ucoclc905494686
Label
Water to the angels : William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles, Les Standiford
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-306) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How dreams might end -- Distance between two points -- Luck of the Irish -- In mystery is the source -- Whose water is it anyway? -- A civil servant born -- Road trip -- Downhill all the way -- Remove every specter -- Have water or quit growing -- Brick upon brick -- First spade -- Best year to date -- Fair monetary recognition -- Fits and starts -- Fallout -- If you dig it, they will come -- Last mile -- Cascade -- In the shade of accomplishment -- Let the bombings begin -- Failure -- Forget it, Jake, it's Chinatown -- City of Angels
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xviii, 315 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062251428
Lccn
2015452728
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99967507236
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)905494686
  • ucoclc905494686

Library Locations

  • Charles E. Young Research LibraryBorrow it
    280 Charles E Young Dr N, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1575, US
    34.0749691 -118.441466
  • Powell LibraryBorrow it
    120S Election Walk, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1450, US
    34.0716126 -118.4421809
  • Science and Engineering LibraryBorrow it
    8270 Boelter Hall, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-9810, US
    34.068987 -118.442659
  • UCLA LibraryBorrow it
    Los Angeles, CA, US
  • UCLA Library Special CollectionsBorrow it
    A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1575, US
    34.0749691 -118.441466
Processing Feedback ...