The complex and often alarming history of the Los Angeles city sewer system is captured for the first time in Anna Sklar's Brown Acres: An Intimate History of the Los Angeles Sewers. With more then fifty photographs, diagrams and maps, Brown Acres is the first historical narrative to detail any world-class city's sewer system complete with relationship between headstrong politicians and the reformers who sought to heal the bay after a century of pollution and contamination. Brown Acres provides a unique look at the ...

Brown Acres: An Intimate History of the Los Angeles Sewers 2008, Angel City Press

ISBN-13: 9781883318758

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