Story That Stands Like a Dam: Glen Canyon and the Struggle for the Soul of the West

Russell Martin, Author Henry Holt & Company $12.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-8050-1551-5
The Glen Canyon National Recreation Area in Arizona is the most popular federal preserve in the interior West; its creation, demonstrates Martin, ruined a wilderness area and instigated the nationwide environmental movement. According to PW , Martin's lively narrative ``gives a well-balanced account of building the dam, the controversy it caused and assessment of its value today (opinion divided).'' (Mar.)
Reviewed on: 03/29/1999
Release date: 04/01/1999
Paperback - 320 pages - 978-0-87480-597-0
Hardcover - 354 pages - 978-0-8050-0822-7
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