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The secret knowledge of water : discovering the essence of the American desert

Author: Craig Childs
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Sasquatch Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of a series of month-long treks taken by the author on foot through each of the North American deserts in search of water, with discoveries including mysterious solitary water holes, a network of streams that flow only at night, and a gushing fountain that conceals a hidden lake, explores how the absence or presence of water dictates life and death in this harsh environment.
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Named Person: Craig Childs; Craig Childs
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Childs
ISBN: 1570611599 9781570611599
OCLC Number: 42861812
Description: xvi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Craig Childs.
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An account of a series of month-long treks taken by the author on foot through each of the North American deserts in search of water, with discoveries including mysterious solitary water holes, a network of streams that flow only at night, and a gushing fountain that conceals a hidden lake, explores how the absence or presence of water dictates life and death in this harsh environment.

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