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Corralling the Colorado: The First Fifty Years of Lower Colorado River Authority

By: Banks, Jimmy; John E. Babcock

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Eakin Pr: 1988-11-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: b2-4-21

ISBN: 089015662X

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed and inscribed by Jimmy Banks. "To Jean Carefoot, with appreciation and best wishes." dated July 25, 1991. Dust jacket is rubbed and chipped. Corners bumped. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover. Individuals who overcame their own problems and weaknesses to corral the mighty, once vicious Colorado River. Contents include: how early rice farmers "rustled" water with dynamite and shotguns, how the fight between public and private utilities seems almost as old as electricity, how Governors "Ma" and "pa" Ferguson swapped the state's 100th bi... View more info