For generations of migrant workers Imperial County has held the promise of paradise - and the reality of hell. Sprawling across a stinking artificial sea, across the deserts, date groves and labour camps of south-eastern California, it is a land beautiful and harsh, enticing and deadly, rich in history and heartbreak. Across the border, the desert is the same, but there are different secrets. In "Imperial", award-winning writer William T. Vollmann takes us deep into the heart of this haunted region, and by extension into ...

Imperial 2010, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780143118404

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Imperial 2009, powerHouse Books

ISBN-13: 9781576874899

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Imperial 2009, Viking Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670020614

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