LASSO THE WIND: Away to the New West. by Egan,…

LASSO THE WIND: Away to the New West. by Egan, TImothy. < >

LASSO THE WIND: Away to the New West.

Edition: First printing.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. dj. Hardcover first edition - His third book, a collection of fourteen essays by a consistently interesting, informative and sometimes provocative writer - . set in eleven states and focusing on the basic struggle for possession of the American West, Among those who appear here are "Kit Laney, who defiantly refuses to pay for grazing rights on public land; Patricia Mulroy, the head of the Southern Nevada Water Authority, who works to bring more water to Las Vegas' casinos, golf courses, and subdivisions, even if it means damming the Virgin River running through Zion National Park in Utah; and Robert P. McCulloch, a zealous developer who reassembled each stone of the London Bridge in the Arizona desert in an attempt to draw people to his contrived dream town." Maps, selected bibliography, indes. x, 266 pp. ISBN: 0-375400249.

Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

Book ID: 88846
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