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Mirage : Florida and the vanishing water of the Eastern U.S

Author: Cynthia Barnett
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Can we save our greatest natural resource before it disappears forever?
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barnett, Cynthia, 1966-
Mirage.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006036415
(OCoLC)76167022
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Barnett
ISBN: 9780472021451 0472021451
OCLC Number: 593259793
Performer(s): Read by Teri Clark Linden.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Commended for Florida Book Award (Florida Nonfiction) 2007
Description: 1 online resource (240 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: History and myth --
Conspicuous consumption --
Drained and diverted --
The wetlands and the weather --
Red state, green state --
Destination, Florida --
Water wars --
Business in a bottle --
Priceless --
Water wildcatters --
Technology's promise --
Redemption and the river of grass.
Responsibility: cynthia Barnett.
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